Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, Third Edition: Volume Two / Edition 3

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The study of and interest in adolescence in the field of psychology and related fields continues to grow, necessitating an expanded revision of this seminal work. This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, Richard Lerner and Laurence Steinberg, and with contributions from the leading researchers, reflects the latest empirical work and growth in the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470149225
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 705
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Interpersonal Influences.

1. Parent-Child Relationships during Adolescence (Brett Laursenand W. Andrew Collins).

2. Adolescents' Relationships with Siblings (Patricia East).

3. Peer Relationships in Adolescence (B. Bradford Brown andJames Larson).

4. Romantic Relationships in Adolescence (Jennifer A. Connollyand Caroline McIsaac).

5. Mentoring in Adolescence (Jean E. Rhodes and Sarah RyanLowe).

Part II. Institutional Influences.

6. Schooling Adolescents (Richard F. Elmore).

7. Adolescent Out-of-school Activities (Joseph Mahoney, DeborahVandell, Sandra Simpkins, and Nicole Zarrett).

8. Adolescents and the World of Work (Jeremy Staff, Emily E.Messersmith, and John E. Schulenberg).

9. Adolescence, Adolescents, and Media (Don F. Roberts, LisaHenriksen, and Ulla G. Foehr).

10. The Legal Regulation of Adolescence (Jennifer L. Woolard andElizabeth S. Scott).

11. The Development of Citizenship (Lonnie R. Sherrod and JamesLauckhardt).

Part III. The Broader Context Of Adolescence.

12. Neighborhood Influences on Adolescent Development (TamaLeventhal, Véronique Dupéré, and JeanneBrooks-Gunn).

13. Poverty and Socioeconomic Disadvantage in Adolescence(Vonnie C. McLoyd, Rachel Kaplan, Kelly M. Purtell, Erika Bagley,Cecily R. Hardaway, and Ciara Smalls).

14. The Transition to Adulthood: Challenges of Poverty andStructural Lag (Stephen F. Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton).

15. Ethnicity and Immigration (Andrew Fuligni, Diane L. Hughes,and Niobe Way).

16. Cross-Cultural Issues in the Study of Adolescent Development(Alice Schlegel).

17. Globalization, Societal Change, and Adolescence across theWorld (Reed Larson, Suzanne Wilson, and Aimee Rickman).

18. A Shared Commitment to Youth: The Integration of Theory,Research, Practice, and Policy (Aida B. Balsano, Christina Theokas,and Deborah L. Bobek).

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