Merrill-Palmer Quarterly Volume 55, Number 4, October 2009

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Merrill-Palmer Quarterly Volume 55, Number 4

This internationally acclaimed periodical features empirical and theoretical papers on child development and family-child relationships. A high-quality resource for researchers, writers, teachers, and practitioners, the journal contains up-to-date information on advances in developmental research on infants, children, adolescents, and families; summaries and integrations of research; commentaries by experts; and reviews of important new books in development.

Table of Contents

School Engagement and Language Achievement: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences across Secondary School
Eva Van de gaer, Heidi Pustjens, Jan Van Damme, and Agnes De Munter

Aggressive and Prosocial Behaviors within Early Adolescent Friendship Cliques: What’s Status Got to Do with It?
Leanna M. Closson

Understanding Adolescent Delinquency: The Role of Older Siblings’ Delinquency and Popularity with Peers
Jessica L. Craine, Teri A. Tanaka, Adrienne Nishina, and Katherine J. Conger

Coping with Achievement-Related Failure: An Examination of Conversations between Friends
Ellen Rydell Altermatt and Elizabeth F. Broady

Narrative Interaction in Family Dinnertime Conversations
Jennifer G. Bohanek, Robyn Fivush, Widaad Zaman, Caitlin E. Lepore, Shela Merchant, and Marshall P. Duke

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