Adolescence: A Development Transition

Adolescence: A Development Transition

by Douglas C. Kimmel, Irving B. Weiner
     
 
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

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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:
9780898595727
Publisher:
Erlbaum, Lawrence Associates, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1985
Pages:
632

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