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Adolescence - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073532035

Cover of Adolescence 9TH 11 (ISBN 978-0073532035)
ISBN13: 978-0073532035
ISBN10: 0073532037
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No

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Adolescence - 9TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073532035

Laurence Steinberg

ISBN13: 978-0073532035
ISBN10: 0073532037
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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