9780072323498

Adolescence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072323498

  • ISBN10:

    0072323493

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: MCG
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Summary

The leading text for the Adolescence Psychology course, "Adolescence, 9th edition" is the most accurate and up to date text available. Applauded by adopters as eloquently written and intelligently presented, this text bears John Santrock's trademark balance of accurate, current content for faculty and effective pedagogy for students. Learning goals have been incorporated into this edition to help students focus on the big ideas in adolescent development. The learning goals also serve as the organizing mechanism for the chapter review, student study guide, and on-line resources. A rich collection of media resources support the text and bring the critical experiments/concepts in adolescent development to life.

Table of Contents

Section 1 The Nature of Adolescent Development 3(66)
Introduction
5(30)
The Science of Adolescent Development
35(34)
Section 2 Biological and Cognitive Development 69(74)
Biological Foundations, Puberty, and Health
71(30)
Cognitive Development
101(42)
Section 3 The Contexts of Adolescent Development 143(152)
Families
145(38)
Peers
183(36)
Schools
219(38)
Culture
257(38)
Section 4 Social, Emotional, and Personality Development 295(160)
The Self and Identity
297(26)
Gender
323(30)
Sexuality
353(38)
Moral Development, Values, and Religion
391(32)
Achievement, Careers, and Work
423(32)
Section 5 Adolescent Problems 455(35)
Adolescent Problems
457(33)
Epilogue 490

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