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Adolescence - 7th edition

Adolescence - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780697253408

ISBN10: 0697253406

Adolescence by John W. Santrock - ISBN 9780697253408
Edition: 7TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Adolescence by John W. Santrock - ISBN 9780697253408

ISBN13: 9780697253408

ISBN10: 0697253406

Edition: 7TH 98

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Accurate and up to date, eloquently written and intelligently presented John Santrock's Adolescence 7th edition strikes the balance for faculty and students. In this significant revision of his market leading text, John Santrock continues to present cutting edge research and offer strong coverage of important topics such as culture, ethnicity and gender, and school related issues. For the first time, expert consultants have worked with Santrock on all eighteen chapters to update approximately one third of the previous edition's references. To insure the utmost accuracy and currency of material more of its' references derive from 1995 or even more recently published sources. In addition, the text's already strong pedagogical system has been improved to help student's better organize and think critically about the material. John Santrock's Adolescence is written to satisfy the needs of those instructors that for a successful combination of up to date research and strong content, real world applications, and student friendliness.
End of Chapter Research in Adolescent Development sections.
Interactive Critical Thinking About Adolescence sections.
End of Chapter Cognitive Maps.
Expert consultants reviewed each chapter.
Sociocultural World of Adolescence Boxes.
Adolescent Health and Well Being chapter ending essays.
Practical Knowledge about Adolescence chapter ending feature.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Nature of Adolescent Development

1. Introduction

2. The Science of Adolescent Development

Section 2: Biological and Cognitive Development

3. Biological Processes and Physical Development

4. Cognitive Development and Social Cognition

5. Information Processing and Intelligence

Section 3: The Contexts of Adolescent Development

6. Families

7. Peers

8. Schools

9. Culture

Section 4: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development

10. The Self and Identity

11. Gender

12. Sexuality

13. Moral Development, Values, and Religion

14. Achievement, Careers, and Work

Section 5: Adolescent Problems, Stress, Health, and Coping

15. Adolescent Problems

16. Health, Stress, and Coping