The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture / Edition 9

The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture / Edition 9

by F. Phillip Rice
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205276172

ISBN-13: 9780205276172

Pub. Date: 06/15/1998

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

The Adolescent offers an eclectic, exciting approach to the study of adolescence, presenting both psychological and sociological viewpoints as well as educational, demographic, and economic data. This text discusses not just one theory on the subject, but many, and outlines the contributions, strengths, and weaknesses of each. The authors also take into consideration…  See more details below

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The Adolescent offers an eclectic, exciting approach to the study of adolescence, presenting both psychological and sociological viewpoints as well as educational, demographic, and economic data. This text discusses not just one theory on the subject, but many, and outlines the contributions, strengths, and weaknesses of each. The authors also take into consideration current and important topics such as ethnic identity formation, gender issues, the Internet, effects of single-parent families, etc. The result is a treatment of the adolescent that offers current scholarship as well as an understanding of what it means to be an adolescent today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205276172
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
06/15/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
517
Product dimensions:
8.31(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

1Adolescents in social context1
2Adolescents in theoretical context23
3Adolescent diversity : socioeconomic status and ethnicity47
4Body issues : sexual maturation and physical growth77
5Body issues : health behaviors and attitudes99
6Traditional approaches to cognitive development : Piaget and Elkind121
7New approaches to cognitive development : information processing, decision making, and assessment issues141
8Self-concept, identity, ethnicity, and gender165
9Sexual values and behavior193
10Adolescents and their families231
11Divorced, parent-absent, and blended families255
12Social development : the changing nature of friendship and romance277
13Adolescent society, culture, and subculture309
14The development of moral values331

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