9780073370675

Adolescence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073370675

  • ISBN10:

    0073370673

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/7/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

More students learn from John Santrock'sAdolescencethan from any other text in this field. The 13th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents' and emerging adults' health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development.

Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

The Historical Perspective

Today's Adolescents in the United States and Around the World

The Nature of Development

The Science of Adolescent Development

Reach Your Learning Goals

Appendix: Careers in Adolescent Development

Chapter 2: Puberty, Health, and Biological Foundations

Puberty

Health

Evolution, Heredity, and Environment

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 3: The Brain and Cognitive Development

The Brain

The Cognitive Developmental View

The Information-Processing View

The Psychometric/Intelligence View

Social Cognition

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 4: The Self, Identity, Emotion, and Personality

The Self

Identity

Emotional Development

Personality Development

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 5: Gender

Biological, Social, and Cognitive Influences on Gender

Gender Stereotypes, Similarities, and Differences

Gender-Role Classification

Developmental Changes and Junctures

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 6: Sexuality

Exploring Adolescent Sexuality

Sexual Attitudes and Behavior

Adolescent Sexual Problems

Sexual Literacy and Sex Education

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 7: Moral Development, Values, and Religion

Domains of Moral Development

Contexts of Moral Development

Values, Religions, and Cults

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 8: Families

Family Processes

Adolescents' and Emerging Adults' Relationships with their Parents

Sibling Relationships

The Changing Family in a Changing Society

Social Policy, Adolescents, and Families

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 9: Peers, Romantic Relationships, and Life Styles

Exploring Peer Relations

Adolescent Groups

Gender and Culture

Dating and Romantic Relationships

Emerging Adult Lifestyles

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 10: Schools

Approaches to Educating Students

Transitions in Schooling

The Social Contexts of Schools

Adolescents Who Are Exceptional

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 11: Achievement, Work, and Careers

Achievement

Work

Career Development

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 12: Culture

Culture, Adolescence, and Emerging Adulthood

Socioeconomic Status and Poverty

Ethnicity

The Media and Technology

Reach Your Learning Goals

Chapter 13: Problems in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

Exploring Adolescent and Emerging Adult Problems

Problems and Disorders

Interrelation of Problems and Prevention/Intervention

Reach Your Learning Goals

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