Readings on Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood / Edition 1by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Addressing both the changes in the study of adolescent behavior and the changes in the nature of adolescent development in Western society, this informative collection of readings provides a comprehensive cross cultural perspective of adolescent development. Covering every aspect of adolescent development as it takes place in cultures worldwide and/b>… See more details below
Addressing both the changes in the study of adolescent behavior and the changes in the nature of adolescent development in Western society, this informative collection of readings provides a comprehensive cross cultural perspective of adolescent development. Covering every aspect of adolescent development as it takes place in cultures worldwide and historically, this book takes a longer age range approach to emerging adulthood and provides a look at this pivotal developmental period extending into the early twenties. Essays analyze the changes in the study of adolescent development and changes in adolescent development from age ten to early twenties historically and around the world. For individuals interested in adolescent development.
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Table of Contents
I. INTRODUCTION, HISTORY, AND GENERAL ISSUES.
The History of Adolescence.
The Storm and Stress Debate.
The Concept of Emerging Adulthood.
II. BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS.
Puberty Rituals in Melanesia.
Effects of the Timing of Puberty.
III. COGNITIVE FOUNDATIONS.
Understanding Deception and Sarcasm.
The Development of Social Cognition.
IV. CULTURAL BELIEFS.
Cultural Beliefs Among Immigrant Adolescents.
Religious Beliefs in Emerging Adulthood.
Requirements for Manhood in an East African Culture.
Gender Socialization in Girls' Teen Magazines.
VI. THE SELF.
The Complexity of the Self in Adolescence.
Variations in Ethnic Identity.
VII. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS.
Adolescents' Family Relationships in India.
How Leaving Home Influences Relations With Parents.
VIII. FRIENDS AND PEERS.
Popularity and Unpopularity in Middle School.
The Complex World of Peer Crowds.
IX. DATING, LOVE, AND SEXUALITY.
Learning the Ways of Romance.
When Love is Betrayed.
Ethnic Differences in School Performance.
How College Affects Students.
The Costs and Benefits of Employment in Adolescence.
Cross-National Variation in the Post-High School Transition to Work.
Media Use Among Moroccan Adolescents.
Media Use in Adolescents' Bedrooms.
Alcohol Use in College.
Adolescent Problems in the East and the West.
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