Popularity and Conformity

Popularity and Conformity

read pages 415-418 on “Popularity and Conformity,” discuss whether you think that the way the author divides adolescents, into categories of “popular, controversial, rejected, and neglected” (Feldman, 2017, p. 415) adolescents is accurate and helpful in discussing the dynamics of adolescent popularity, conformity, and self-esteem.

Provide a link to a website or article that discusses the issue of popularity in adolescence, and discuss what perspective the website gives on the question.

Finally, do you feel that the author’s categories and conclusions match up with your own observations and experiences?

Must be at least 300 word

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