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This book examines how peer pressure can be used for good social and individual causes.
Remedial courses eat up financial resources, do not advance students towards graduation, and add to the very high community-college dropout rate.
I recommend this book to anyone who has interest in finding out why certain societal occurrences happen in the manner they do.
Very strengths-based focus. We are considering using this book as our common book for incoming MSW students. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Terry Peak
But just because many successful people growing up with peer pressure doesn’t mean, alas, that many people with peer pressure are successful.Published 7 months ago by Reader of Malcolm Gladwell
Humans are social animals descended from a long line of hunter gathers who lived in small social groupings of extended families (i.e. tribes). Read morePublished 10 months ago by Clif
There is so much important in this book. It has stunning breadth. At the same time, I felt that there was a disconnect between the subtitle "How Peer Pressure Can Transform the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by good kitty
This book is great - exciting and with many different examples of how to work with whatever you have to change things for the better. Totally recommend it!Published 16 months ago by ncgal
I was very much drawn in by the thesis of this book - that peer pressure can be used for positive change. Unfortunately for me, I got bogged down by the level of detail. Read morePublished 16 months ago by HLadd
I've always known that we as humans are compelled to do what is great by the encouragement we get and pressure from our peers to aspire to greater things. Read morePublished 18 months ago by N. Eggleston
Long on stories. Short on analysis.
This book describes in excruciatingly lengthy details various "groups" and their impacts on society. Read more
This book examines how peer pressure can be used for good social and individual causes. It's a great read for anyone who wants to understand how to change society.Published 20 months ago by Jacquelyn Scherer