Summary: Adolescent Behavior and Society: A Book of Readings, 5th edition by Rolf E. Muuss and Harriet D. Porton offers a collection of articles written by some of the most respected scholars in the field of adolescent development and psychology. A selection of both classical and contemporary articles, this anthology enhances students understanding of the needs and problems of adolescence. A variety of theories, perspectives and topics are included and enable this anthology t ...show moreo be used effectively in a variety of instructional settings.
The 5th edition of Adolescent Behavior and Society has been carefully edited to include many new selections that represent some of the currently most discussed topics in Adolescent Development. Authors from a variety of academic backgrounds and theoretical perspectives provide interesting and sometimes opposing views of both conceptual and applied issues.
-75% of articles are new to this edition!
-Includes several readings containing previously unpublished material such as M. R. Stone and B. B. Brown's In the Eye of the Beholder, and K.A. Schonert-Reichl and K. Beaudoins's paper Socially -Cognitive Development and Psychopathology during Adolescence
-13 chapters/40 readings represent the most common topics covered in Adolescent Development/Psychology courses
-Readings offer both conceptual and applied perspectives
-Selections represent a variety of theories and approaches and include different perspectives on each topic
-Many readings relate to student's personal life experiences, making them especially useful tools for learning and discussion
-Authors of readings are experts in their fields
-Original articles by many major theorists: Piaget, Elkind, Erikson, Kohlberg, Loevinger, Gilligan, Lerner and others!
-Introductions to each chapter provide an overview and summary of the material that follows ...show less