Summary: More students learn from John Santrock's Adolescence than from any other text in this field. The 14th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The
new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents' and emerging adults' health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development.
Summary: More students learn from John Santrock's Adolescence than from any other text in this field. The 14th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents' and emerging adults' health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:14TH 12 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 11/11/2011 International: No
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Table of Contents Contents Chapter 1: Introduction The Historical Perspective Today's Adolescents in the United States and Around the World The Nature of Development The Science of Adolescent Development Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 2: Puberty, Health, and Biological Foundations Puberty Health Evolution, Heredity, and Environment Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 3: The Brain and Cognitive Development The Brain The Cognitive Developmental View The Information-Processing View The Psychometric/Intelligence View Social Cognition Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 4: The Self, Identity, Emotion, and Personality The Self Identity Emotional Development Personality Development Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 5: Gender Biological, Social, and Cognitive Influences on Gender Gender Stereotypes, Similarities, and Differences Gender-Role Classification Developmental Changes and Junctures Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 6: Sexuality Exploring Adolescent Sexuality Sexual Attitudes and Behavior Negative Sexual Outcomes in Adolescence Sexual Literacy and Sex Education Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 7: Moral Development, Values, and Religion Domains of Moral Development Contexts of Moral Development Values, Religions, and Cults Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 8: Families Family Processes Adolescents' and Emerging Adults' Relationships with their Parents Sibling Relationships The Changing Family in a Changing Society Social Policy, Adolescents, and Families Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 9: Peers, Romantic Relationships, and Life Styles Exploring Peer Relations Adolescent Groups Gender and Culture Dating and Romantic Relationships Emerging Adult Lifestyles Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 10: Schools Approaches to Educating Students Transitions in Schooling The Social Contexts of Schools Adolescents Who Are Exceptional Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 11: Achievement, Work, and Careers Achievement Work Career Development Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 12: Culture Culture, Adolescence, and Emerging Adulthood Socioeconomic Status and Poverty Ethnicity The Media and Technology Reach Your Learning Goals Chapter 13: Problems in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood Exploring Adolescent and Emerging Adult Problems Problems and Disorders Interrelation of Problems and Prevention/Intervention Reach Your Learning Goals Appendix: Careers in Adolescent Development
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