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ERIC Number: EJ773053
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 18
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 34
ISSN: ISSN-1520-3247
I Hate You Just the Way You Are: Exploring the Formation, Maintenance, and Need for Enemies
Abecassis, Maurissa
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, n102 p5-22 Win 2003
The study of peers who dislike one another, termed mutual antipathies, is being recognized as an important aspect of a child's social world. An overview of this area and a review of the literature concerning mutual antipathies is provided. Particularly of interest is the type of mutual antipathy known as an "enemy" relationship, and special focus is given to the process of identifying children's enemies in empirical research; the factors involved in the formation and maintenance of enemy relationships; and the value of enemy relationships in strengthening other peer relationships and developing an integrated sense of self. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands