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Adolescence : Continuity, Change, and Diversity

Adolescence : Continuity, Change, and Diversity - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073194721

Cover of Adolescence : Continuity, Change, and Diversity 6TH 07 (ISBN 978-0073194721)
ISBN13: 978-0073194721
ISBN10: 0073194727

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $134.75

Adolescence : Continuity, Change, and Diversity - 6TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073194721

Nancy Cobb

ISBN13: 978-0073194721
ISBN10: 0073194727

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No
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 research methods. Additionally, In More Depth boxes on topics of special interest to students extend the coverage of each chapter

New Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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