Research

Parents' Influence on Peer Relationships

Brown, B., & Mounts, N.S. (2007). The cultural context of family-peer linkages in adolescence. In Brown, B.B. & Mounts, N.S. (Eds.). Linking parents and family to adolescent peer relations: Ethnic and cultural considerations. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, No. 116 (pp. 1-15). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brown, B. B. & Mounts, N.S. (Eds.) (2007). Linking parents and family to adolescent peer relations: Ethnic and cultural considerations. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, No. 116. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brown, B. B., Mounts, N. S., Lamborn, S. D., & Steinberg, L. D.  (1993). Parenting practices and peer group affiliation in adolescence.  Child Development, 64, 467-482.

Mounts, N. S. (2000). Parental management of adolescent peer relationship: What are its effects on friend selection?  In Kerns, K., Contreras, J., & Neal-Barnett, A.  (Ed.) Family and peers: Linking two social worlds (pp. 169-193). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Mounts, N.S. (2001).Young adolescents’ perceptions of parental management of peer relationships. Journal of Early Adolescence, 21, 92-122.

Mounts, N. S. (2002). Parental management of adolescent peer relationships in context: The role of parenting style. Journal of Family Psychology,16, 58-69.

Mounts, N.S. (2004). Adolescents’ perceptions of parental management of peer relationships in an ethnically diverse sample. Journal of Adolescent Research, 19, 446-467.

Mounts, N.S. (2007). Adolescents’ and their mothers’ perceptions of parental management of peer relationships. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 17, 169-178.

Mounts, N. S. (2008). Linkages between parenting and peer relationships: A model for parental management of adolescents’ peer relationships. In M. Kerr, H. Stattin, & R. Engels, (Eds.), What can parents do: New insights into the role of parents in adolescent problem behaviour (pp. 163-189). West Sussex, UK: Wiley.

Mounts, N.S.  & Kim, H.S. (2007). Precursors to management of peers: Caregiver’s knowledge of peers and goals of peer management in a multi-ethnic sample. In Brown, B. B. & Mounts, N.S. (Eds.) Linking parents and family to adolescent peer relations: Ethnic and cultural considerations. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, No. 116 (pp. 17-33). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Mounts, N.S. & Kim, H.S. (2009). Parental management of early adolescents’ dating in an ethnically diverse sample. Journal of Adolescent Research, 24, 531-560.