Adolescence: A Developmental Transition / Edition 2

Adolescence: A Developmental Transition / Edition 2

by Douglas C. Kimmel, Irving B. Weiner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471582646

ISBN-13: 9780471582649

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

Uses the latest research findings and influential theoretical viewpoints to convey what is known about adolescent development, how the behavior of young people can best be understood and what the adolescence experience is like for teenagers and those around them. Features extensive individual examples and first-person accounts of young adults. Special attention is

Overview

Uses the latest research findings and influential theoretical viewpoints to convey what is known about adolescent development, how the behavior of young people can best be understood and what the adolescence experience is like for teenagers and those around them. Features extensive individual examples and first-person accounts of young adults. Special attention is paid to social and cultural aspects, such as bicultural environments, growing up in divorced or reconstituted families, physical or sexual abuse, homosexuality, etc. This edition contains expanded discussions of cognitive development and adolescence theories and a new chapter on social cognition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471582649
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

The Developmental Transition of Adolescence.

Theories of Adolescent Development.

Puberty: Inside and Outside.

Thinking Makes It So: Cognitive Development.

Social Cognition: Thinking About Social Topics.

The Social Ecology of Adolescence.

Growing Up Is a Family Affair.

Friends, Peers, and Dates: The Social World of Adolescents.

Sex, Sexuality, and Romance.

Forming a Sense of Identity.

Problems in School and the Community.

Pitfalls and Challenges.

Psychological Disturbances.

Glossary.

References.

Indexes.

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