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Gender differences in resistance to schooling: The role of dynamic peer-influence and selection processes

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Boys engage in notably higher levels of resistance to schooling than girls. While scholars argue that peer processes contribute to this gender gap, this claim has not been tested with longitudinal quantitative data. This study fills this lacuna by examining the role of dynamic peerselection and influence processes in the gender gap in resistance to schooling (i.e., arguing with teachers, skipping class, not putting effort into school, receiving punishments at school, and coming late to class)...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10964-017-0696-2

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Oxford, Colleges and Halls, Nuffield College
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Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research More from this funder
Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare More from this funder
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Springer Publisher's website
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Journal of Youth and Adolescence Journal website
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-05-14
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1573-6601
ISSN:
0047-2891
Pubs id:
pubs:707854
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uri:b6168a20-9d8c-49f1-996b-6373a8b23332
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uuid:b6168a20-9d8c-49f1-996b-6373a8b23332
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pubs:707854

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