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Handling peer pressure

By: Stevenson Clark, Kate Banas, Sharon L.(Consultant editor) Murphy, Madonna M.(Consultant editor)

Part of the Character Education series
1604131209 / 9781604131208
Laminated
303.3'27
15/05/2009
Stock expected by 22/04/2020
24 cm 112 p. : col. ill.
Primary & Secondary Education (US: Elementary & High School)  Learn More

Peer pressure in the real world is not just about dares and bullies.

In fact, it sometimes can be hard to spot. Peer pressure can cause people to avoid making friends outside their own clique, follow trends without thinking, try to achieve an impossible look, not take school seriously, and let anger turn into violence. ""Handling Peer Pressure"" examines the many different kinds of peer pressure, where it comes from, and how to beat it - and tells the stories of some remarkable people who did.

History and current events topics covered include: eating disorders; Gandhi and the struggle to make India accept various classes of people; how TV shows and the media perpetuate stereotypes; Nellie Bly and the pressure to fit into male and female stereotypes; and teens battling pressure to drink and smoke.

BIC:

YQNP Educational: Personal, social & health education (PSHE)

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