Handling Peer Pressure by Kate Stevenson Clark
  

Synopsis

Handling Peer Pressure by Kate Stevenson Clark

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.

Reviews

These well-written texts provide substantive advice on handling social issues... The information is well-researched and up-to-date...solid resources. -School Library Journal

About the Author

Kate Stevenson Clark earned her bachelor's degree in newspaper journalism from Syracuse University and specializes in writing nonfiction books for middle and high school readers. She lives in Bern, Switzerland.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
112 pages

Author

Kate Stevenson Clark
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th May 2009

ISBN

9781604131208


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