This book examines how peer pressure can be used for good social and individual causes.
Tina Rosenberg captures the experiences of some of the greatest examples of real change and documents it in such a ways as to inspire any organization.
I recommend this book to anyone who has interest in finding out why certain societal occurrences happen in the manner they do.
As many reviewers have mentioned, the thesis of this book is truly remarkable: effective change comes not from information, but identity transformation, namely the "social... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Sijin
A great book for anyone who doubts the world cannot be changed by a few committed individuals. Great read also.Published 1 month ago by Shirley H.
Opens up whole new vistas of possibilities for effecting change in entrenched social problems.Published 3 months ago by Bruce Page
Very strengths-based focus. We are considering using this book as our common book for incoming MSW students. Read morePublished 8 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 11 months ago by Coffee
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 14 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 18 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 20 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 20 months ago by HLadd