Adolescence / Edition 12

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$23.68
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 12/21/2014
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$95.23
(Save 33%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 98%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (40) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $80.00   
  • Used (38) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$80.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(187)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$105.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(187)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

The leading text for the Adolescence Psychology course,Adolescence 8th edition is the most accurate and up to date text available. Applauded by adopters as eloquently written and intelligently presented,this text bears John Santrock's trademark balance of accurate,current content for faculty and effective pedagogy for students. Included in this new edition are the most cutting edge research available and thoroughly integrated coverage of culture,ethnicity and gender,and school-related issues. For students,Santrock's student-celebrated pedagogical system has been enhanced to better help students see how the course material fits together.

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

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073382616
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/29/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Ed; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.
Read More Show Less

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
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2008

    Adolescence made a Little Boring

    I was very interested in the course, but found the book to be a little too intense, with things not really relevant to the information I needed. The content was okay, but just a little boring. The book is overall good, though.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)