ISBN13:978-0073194721 ISBN10: 0073194727 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0073293905 ISBN10: 0073293903
Summary: Nancy Cobb's Adolescence, recognized as one of the leading texts in the field, provides an up-to-date and thorough review of current research and theory. Praised for its clear and engaging writing style, this highly acclaimed text is distinguished by its excellent coverage of gender, ethnicity, and identity, and for its treatment of differences between early and late adolescence. Research Focus Boxes in each chapter provide comprehensive coverage of developmental resear...show morech methods. Additionally, In More Depth boxes on topics of special interest to students extend the coverage of each chapter
Expanded and Updated Content: New and updated sections in every chapter include sections on health and well-being, the impact of poverty on adolescent development, coping with divorce, adolescents' use of the internet, personal strengths such as religious beliefs, and more.
New Pedagogy: A new design incorporates chapter overviews, chapter objectives, and marginal glossaries. These, plus the companion Online Learning Center with Student Study Guide, sample quizzes, and access to video clips and online materials, will make it easier for students to master the book's content. For instructors, the Online Learning Center includes an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides , video clips, and links to online materials pertinent to each chapter.
New Design: The text's fresh, contemporary look underscores the coverage's currency and accessibility.
Edition/Copyright:6TH 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 06/30/2006 International: No
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Chapter 1 Defining Adolescents: Who Are They? Chapter 2 Theoretical Foundations of Adolescence Chapter 3 The Biological and Physical Changes of Adolescence Chapter 4 The Cognitive and Intellectual Changes of Adolescence Chapter 5 Defining the Self: Identity and Intimacy Chapter 6 The Sexual Self: Close Relationships in Adolescence Chapter 7 Adolescents in the Family: Changing Roles and Relationships Chapter 8 Adolescents and Their Friends Chapter 9 Adolescents in the Schools Chapter 10 Work, Careers, and College: New Decisions, New Ways of Thinking Chapter 11 Facing the Future: Values in Transition Chapter 12 The Problems of Youth Chapter 13 Positive Development in Adolescence: Meeting the Challenges and Making It Work Chapter 14 Studying Adolescence: Research Methods and Issues
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