Adolescence (Student Study Guide) / Edition 8

Adolescence (Student Study Guide) / Edition 8

by John W. Santrock
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0072323507

ISBN-13: 9780072323504

Pub. Date: 08/07/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Accurate and up to date,eloquently written and intelligently presented John Santrock's Adolescence 7th edition strikes the balance for faculty and students. In this significant revision of his market leading text,John Santrock continues to present cutting edge research and offer strong coverage of important topics such as culture,ethnicity and gender,and school

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Accurate and up to date,eloquently written and intelligently presented John Santrock's Adolescence 7th edition strikes the balance for faculty and students. In this significant revision of his market leading text,John Santrock continues to present cutting edge research and offer strong coverage of important topics such as culture,ethnicity and gender,and school related issues. For the first time,expert consultants have worked with Santrock on all eighteen chapters to update approximately one third of the previous edition's references. To insure the utmost accuracy and currency of material more of its' references derive from 1995 or even more recently published sources. In addition,the text's already strong pedagogical system has been improved to help student's better organize and think critically about the material. John Santrock's Adolescence is written to satisfy the needs of those instructors that for a successful combination of up to date research and strong content,real world applications,and student friendliness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072323504
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/07/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Nature of Adolescent Development
1. Introduction
2. The Science of Adolescent Development
Section 2: Biological and Cognitive Development
3. Biological Processes and Physical Development
4. Cognitive Development and Social Cognition
5. Information Processing and Intelligence
Section 3: The Contexts of Adolescent Development
6. Families
7. Peers
8. Schools
9. Culture
Section 4: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development
10. The Self and Identity
11. Gender
12. Sexuality
13. Moral Development, Values, and Religion
14. Achievement, Careers, and Work
Section 5: Adolescent Problems, Stress, Health, and Coping
15. Adolescent Problems
16. Health, Stress, and Coping
Epilogue
Glossary

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