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- Discusses a wide range of topics from basic processes toproblem behavior.
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|Series:||Wiley Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology Series , #21|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.44(d)|
About the Author
Gerald R. Adams is a Distinguished Professor of FamilyRelations and Human Development in the Department of FamilyRelations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph,Ontario.
Michael D. Berzonsky is Professor of Psychology at theState University of New York at Cortland.
Table of Contents
List of Contributors viii
Introduction by the Editors xxi
Part I: Biological and Genetic Processes 1
1 Behavior Genetics and Adolescent Development: A Review of Recent Literature 3Joseph Lee Rodgers and David E. Bard
2 Pubertal Processes and Physiological Growth in Adolescence 24Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Julia A. Graber, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Part II: The Social Context of Adolescence 49
3 Religious Development in Adolescence 51Geoffrey L. Ream and Ritch C. Savin-Williams
4 The Family Ecology of Adolescence: A Dynamic Systems Perspective on Normative Development 60Isabela Granic, Thomas J. Dishion, and Tom Hollenstein
5 Enhancing Adolescent Development through Sports and Leisure 92Steven J. Danish, Tanya E. Taylor, and Robert J. Fazio
6 The World of Work and Careers 109Fred W. Vondracek and Erik J. Porfeli
7 Schools as Developmental Contexts 129Jacquelynne S. Eccles and Robert W. Roeser
8 College as a Transition to Adulthood 149Marilyn J. Montgomery and James E. Cote
Part III: Developmental Patterns and Processes 173
9 Autonomy Development during Adolescence 175Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck and W. Andrew Collins
10 Identity Development during Adolescence 205Jane Kroger
11 Cognitive Development during Adolescence 227James P. Byrnes
12 Moral Development during Adolescence 247Judith G. Smetana and Elliot Turiel
13 Emotional Development in Adolescence 269Gianine D. Rosenblum and Michael Lewis
14 Self-Concept and Self-Esteem Development 290Jerome B. Dusek and Julie Guay McIntyre
Part IV: Personal Relationships 311
15 Dating and Romantic Experiences in Adolescence 313Heather A. Bouchey and Wyndol Furman
16 Friendships, Cliques, and Crowds 330B. Bradford Brown and Christa Klute
17 Relationships Outside the Family: Unrelated Adults 349Nancy Darling, Stephen F. Hamilton, and Katherine Hames Shaver
18 Adolescent Sexuality: Behavior and Meaning 371Lisa J. Crockett, Marcela Raffaelli, and Kristin L. Moilanen
19 The Intimate Relationships of Sexual-Minority Youths 393Lisa M. Diamond and Ritch C. Savin-Williams
Part V: Problem Behaviors 413
20 Adolescent Pregnancy and Childbearing 415Brent C. Miller, Bruce K. Bayley, Mathew Christensen, Spencer C. Leavitt, and Diana D. Coyl
21 Alcohol and Other Substance Use and Abuse 450Michael Windle and Rebecca C. Windle
22 Understanding Conduct Problems in Adolescence from a Lifespan Perspective 470Deborah M. Capaldi and Joann Wu Shortt
23 Leaving Home: The Runaway and the Forgotten Throwaway 494Thomas P. Gullotta
24 Crime, Delinquency, and Youth Gangs 502Daniel J. Flannery, David L. Hussey, Laurie Biebelhausen, and Kelly L. Wester
25 Eating Disorders in Adolescence 523Janet Polivy, C. Peter Herman, Jennifer S. Mills, and Heather B. Wheeler
26 Depression and Suicide during Adolescence 550Alesha D. Seroczynski, Farrah M. Jacquez, and David A. Cole
27 Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Adolescents: Risk Factors, Antecedents, and Prevention Strategies 573Ralph J. DiClemente and Richard A. Crosby
Author Index 606
Subject Index 634
What People are Saying About This
"Including contributions by both venerated scholars in the field and promising up-and-coming researchers, this well organized volume presents dense summaries of current research in specific areas of adolescent development ... Another bonus: contributors include sociologists and social workers; the editors note that such colloborations are necessary to conduct good research and influence public policy. Summing Up: Essential. All collections supporting work at the upper-division undergraduate level and above." S. K. Hall, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Choice, December 2003
"With the strong emphasis in the book on theory and reviewing the research literature, students and trainees in the fields of psychology, psychiatry and related disciplines should find it very useful." Ali El-Hadi, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, January 2004