Beyond Appearance: A New Look at Adolescent Girls / Edition 1

Beyond Appearance: A New Look at Adolescent Girls / Edition 1

by Michael C. Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557985820

ISBN-13: 9781557985828

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: American Psychological Association

This volume presents a balanced view of teen girls that emphasizes their strengths as well as the challenges they must meet. In Beyond Appearance: A New Look at Adolescent Girls, the contributing authors review and assess research on girls from a variety of racial and ethnic as well as socioeconomic backgrounds, searching for commonalities as well as differences.  See more details below

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This volume presents a balanced view of teen girls that emphasizes their strengths as well as the challenges they must meet. In Beyond Appearance: A New Look at Adolescent Girls, the contributing authors review and assess research on girls from a variety of racial and ethnic as well as socioeconomic backgrounds, searching for commonalities as well as differences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557985828
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
Ch. 1Passage on the Wild River of Adolescence: Arriving Safely3
IDeveloping the Woman in Myself19
Introduction to Section I21
Ch. 2Gender Influences on Adolescent Development25
Ch. 3Self-Evaluations of Competence, Task Values, and Self-Esteem53
Ch. 4Body Image Concerns and Disordered Eating in Adolescent Girls: Risk and Protective Factors85
IIAdolescent Girls of Color: Declaring Their Place and Voice109
Introduction to Section II111
Ch. 5The "Other" Adolescent Girls: Who Are They?115
Ch. 6Immigrant Adolescent Girls of Color: Facing American Challenges131
Ch. 7American-Born Asian, African, Latina, and American Indian Adolescent Girls: Challenges and Strengths151
IIITo the Heart of the Matter: The Relational Lives of Adolescent Girls175
Introduction to Section III177
Ch. 8Cultivating Hardiness Zones for Adolescent Girls: A Reconceptualization of Resilience in Relationships With Caring Adults181
Ch. 9The Others in My I: Adolescent Girls' Friendships and Peer Relations205
Ch. 10Female Adolescent Sexuality in Relational Context: Beyond Sexual Decision Making227
IVCoping, Negotiating, and Problem Solving in Community Contexts247
Introduction to Section IV249
Ch. 11Adolescent Girls' Experiences in School and Community Settings253
Ch. 12Dating Violence and Teen Prostitution: Adolescent Girls in the Justice System277
Ch. 13Health Care for Adolescent Girls301
VImplications and Future Trends327
Introduction to Section V329
Ch. 14Sexual Obsessions: Public Policy and Adolescent Girls333
Ch. 15Practice and Education Issues Related to Adolescent Girls355
Ch. 16Enhancing the Development of Adolescent Girls377
AppA New Look at Adolescent Girls: Strengths and Stresses405
Author Index433
Subject Index455
About the Editors463

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