Summary: Adolescence, 9th edition by Laurence Steinberg has been thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development. In this edition, the author continues to utilize the effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The texts careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together or be covered in sequence or stand
alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a way that enables students to see how the adolescent experience is shaped by class and culture. The strong pedagogical framework helps students organize and integrate material. Adolescence, 9th edition, is based on solid research and theory, yet it has a distinctively real world feel that emphasizes the reality of being an adolescent in todays society.
Summary: Adolescence, 9th edition by Laurence Steinberg has been thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development. In this edition, the author continues to utilize the effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The texts careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together or be covered in sequence or stand alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a way that enables students to see how the adolescent experience is shaped by class and culture. The strong pedagogical framework helps students organize and integrate material. Adolescence, 9th edition, is based on solid research and theory, yet it has a distinctively real world feel that emphasizes the reality of being an adolescent in todays society. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 11 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 06/15/2010 International: No
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Table of Contents Preface Introduction: Adolescent Development in Context 1 Pt. 1 The Fundamental Changes of Adolescence 19 Ch. 1 Biological Transitions 20 Ch. 2 Cognitive Transitions 62 Ch. 3 Social Transitions 100 Pt. 2 The Contexts of Adolescence 133 Ch. 4 Families 131 Ch. 5 Peer Groups 171 Ch. 6 Schools 211 Ch. 7 Work and Leisure 250 Pt. 3 Psychosocial Development During Adolescence 285 Ch. 8 Identity 286 Ch. 9 Autonomy 326 Ch. 10 Intimacy 362 Ch. 11 Sexuality 400 Ch. 12 Achievement 446 Ch. 13 Psychosocial Problems in Adolescence 484 Appendix Theoretical Perspectives on Adolescence 527 Glossary 533 References 541 Acknowledgments 583 Name Index 587 Subject Index 599
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