Adolescence / Edition 8

Adolescence / Edition 8

by Laurence Steinberg
     
 

This text is the market leader in adolescent development. Adolescence,4/e combines research,theory,and applications with an engaging writing style. The fourth edition continues to emphasize the contexts of development with regard to adolescence,such as the school setting,peer groups,families,and the workplace. Adolescence,4/e is thoroughly updated to include the… See more details below

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This text is the market leader in adolescent development. Adolescence,4/e combines research,theory,and applications with an engaging writing style. The fourth edition continues to emphasize the contexts of development with regard to adolescence,such as the school setting,peer groups,families,and the workplace. Adolescence,4/e is thoroughly updated to include the most current research in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073405483
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/13/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Adolescent Development in Context1
Pt. 1The Fundamental Changes of Adolescence19
Ch. 1Biological Transitions20
Ch. 2Cognitive Transitions62
Ch. 3Social Transitions100
Pt. 2The Contexts of Adolescence133
Ch. 4Families131
Ch. 5Peer Groups171
Ch. 6Schools211
Ch. 7Work and Leisure250
Pt. 3Psychosocial Development During Adolescence285
Ch. 8Identity286
Ch. 9Autonomy326
Ch. 10Intimacy362
Ch. 11Sexuality400
Ch. 12Achievement446
Ch. 13Psychosocial Problems in Adolescence484
AppendixTheoretical Perspectives on Adolescence527
Glossary533
References541
Acknowledgments583
Name Index587
Subject Index599

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