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Overview

More students learn from John Santrock’s Adolescence than from any other text in this field. The 13th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents’ and emerging adults’ health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development.

Presents research in biological, cognitive & socioemotional processes/discusses moral development, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073370675
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 10/7/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction



The Historical Perspective



Today's Adolescents in the United States and Around the World



The Nature of Development



The Science of Adolescent Development



Reach Your Learning Goals


Appendix: Careers in Adolescent Development


Chapter 2: Puberty, Health, and Biological Foundations



Puberty



Health



Evolution, Heredity, and Environment



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 3: The Brain and Cognitive Development



The Brain



The Cognitive Developmental View



The Information-Processing View



The Psychometric/Intelligence View



Social Cognition



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 4: The Self, Identity, Emotion, and Personality



The Self



Identity



Emotional Development



Personality Development



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 5: Gender



Biological, Social, and Cognitive Influences on Gender



Gender Stereotypes, Similarities, and Differences



Gender-Role Classification



Developmental Changes and Junctures



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 6: Sexuality



Exploring Adolescent Sexuality



Sexual Attitudes and Behavior



Adolescent Sexual Problems



Sexual Literacy and Sex Education



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 7: Moral Development, Values, and Religion



Domains of Moral Development



Contexts of Moral Development



Values, Religions, and Cults



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 8: Families



Family Processes



Adolescents' and Emerging Adults' Relationships with their Parents



Sibling Relationships



The Changing Family in a Changing Society



Social Policy, Adolescents, and Families



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 9: Peers, Romantic Relationships, and Life Styles



Exploring Peer Relations



Adolescent Groups



Gender and Culture



Dating and Romantic Relationships



Emerging Adult Lifestyles



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 10: Schools



Approaches to Educating Students



Transitions in Schooling



The Social Contexts of Schools



Adolescents Who Are Exceptional



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 11: Achievement, Work, and Careers



Achievement



Work



Career Development



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 12: Culture



Culture, Adolescence, and Emerging Adulthood



Socioeconomic Status and Poverty



Ethnicity



The Media and Technology



Reach Your Learning Goals



Chapter 13: Problems in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood



Exploring Adolescent and Emerging Adult Problems



Problems and Disorders



Interrelation of Problems and Prevention/Intervention



Reach Your Learning Goals

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