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Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Cultural Approach / Edition 3
     

Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Cultural Approach / Edition 3

by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
 

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ISBN-10: 0131950711

ISBN-13: 9780131950719

Pub. Date: 03/17/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Presenting a conception of adolescence and emerging adulthood from a cultural perspective, this book includes a considerable amount of anthropology, sociology, and international research in addition to the usual psychological research done mostly in the United States. It encourages readers to think critically about the studies presented, enabling them to examine the

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Presenting a conception of adolescence and emerging adulthood from a cultural perspective, this book includes a considerable amount of anthropology, sociology, and international research in addition to the usual psychological research done mostly in the United States. It encourages readers to think critically about the studies presented, enabling them to examine the subject in a cultural context. Topics include: biological foundations, cognitive functions, cultural beliefs, gender, the self, family, friends and peers, dating, love and sexuality, school, work, media, problems, and a 21st century look at adolescence and emerging adulthood. For teachers, sociologists, psychologists and psychiatrists; or anyone who works with those in the 10-25 age range.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131950719
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/17/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.92(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Biological Foundations.
3. Cognitive Foundations.
4. Cultural Beliefs.
5. Gender.
6. The Self.
7. Family Relationships.
8. Friends and Peers.
9. Dating, Love, and Sexuality.
10. School.
11. Work.
12. Media.
13. Problems.
14. Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood in the 21st Century.

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