9780697391285

Adolescent Psychology, 1998-1999

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780697391285

  • ISBN10:

    0697391280

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-06-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $20.95 Save up to $3.14
  • Rent Book $17.81
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Table of Contents

To the Reader iv
Topic Guide 2(2)
Selected World Wide Web Sites 4(2)
Unit 1 Perspectives on Adolescence
Overview 6(14)
Teenage Wasteland? U.S. News & World Report, October 23, 1995
8(4)
The Way We Weren't: The Myth and Reality of the ``Traditional'' Family
12(4)
National Forum
Stephanie Coontz
WAAAH!! Why Kids Have a Lot to Cry About
16(4)
Psychology Today
David Elkind
Unit 2 Biological and Psychological Aspects of Puberty
Overview 20(24)
The Age of Embarrassment
22(2)
Anne C. Bernstein
``My Body Is So Ugly,''
24(3)
Richard M. Lerner
Cheryl K. Olson
I'm Okay! Michelle Murphy
27(4)
St. Raphael's Better Health
The Body of the Beholder
31(2)
Michele Ingrassia
A Study of White Middle-Class Adolescent Boys' Responses to ``Semenarche'' (The First Ejaculation)
33(7)
James H. Stein
Lynn Whisnant Reiser
A Dangerous Rite of Passage
40(1)
Stephanie Welsh
The Long and Short of It: New Medications for Growth Disorders
41(3)
Margie Patlak
Unit 3 Cognitive Growth and Education
Overview 44(34)
School Issues
Developmentally Appropriate Middle Level Schools
46(3)
M. Lee Manning
Program Helps Kids Map Realistic Goals
49(2)
Bridget Murray
Mommy, What's a Classroom?
51(7)
Bill Roorbach
Boys' Schools Reconsidered: Good News in Troubled Times
58(3)
Richard Hawley
At-Risk Students and Resiliency: Factors Contributing to Academic Success
61(4)
James H. McMillan
Daisy F. Reed
Good Mentoring Keeps At-Risk Youth in School
65(2)
Bridget Murray
Measuring and Explaining Cognitive Performance
Schools the Source of Rough Transitions
67(2)
Beth Azar
The Test of Their Lives
69(2)
James S. Kunen
International Differences in Mathematical Achievement: Their Nature, Causes, and Consequences
71(5)
David C. Geary
Gender Gap in Math Scores Is Closing
76(2)
Bridget Murray
Unit 4 Identity and Socioemotional Development
Overview 78(18)
There's a First Time for Everything: Understanding Adolescence
80(3)
Janna Siegel
Michael F. Shaughnessy
College Kids' Parents Should ``Keep Cool,''
83(1)
Ethnicity, Identity Formation, and Risk Behavior among Adolescents of Mexican Descent
84(3)
Arik V. Marcell
``I'm Just Who I Am,''
87(4)
Jack E. White
The EQ Factor
91(5)
Nancy Gibbs
Unit 5 Family Relationships
Overview 96(28)
Adolescence: Whose Hell Is It?
98(7)
Virginia Rutter
How Teens Strain the Family
105(3)
Murray Dubin
Enjoying Your Child's Teenage Years
108(3)
Laurence Steinberg
Ann Levine
``Don't Talk Back!''
111(2)
Richard M. Lerner
Cheryl K. Olson
Gay Families Come Out
113(3)
Barbara Kantrowitz
Bringing Up Father
116(4)
Nancy R. Gibbs
Longitudinal Studies of Effects of Divorce on Children in Great Britain and the United States
120(4)
Andrew J. Cherlin
Unit 6 Peers and Youth Culture
Overview 124(28)
Football, Fast Cars, and Cheerleading: Adolescent Gender Norms, 1978-1989
126(4)
J. Jill Suitor
Rebel Reavis
Friendship and Friends' Influence in Adolescence
130(5)
Thomas J. Berndt
Too Old, Too Fast?
135(3)
Steven Waldman
Karen Springen
Why Working Teens Get into Trouble
138(2)
Diane Crispell
Perils of Prohibition
140(2)
Elizabeth M. Whelan
Surge in Teen-Age Smoking Left an Industry Vulnerable
142(3)
Barnaby J. Feder
The New Pot Culture
145(4)
Monika Guttman
Chips Ahoy
149(3)
Richard Zoglin
Unit 7 Teenage Sexuality
Overview 152(44)
Sexual Attitudes and Behavior
Too Young to Date?
154(2)
Debra Morgenstern Katz
A Clack of Tiny Sparks
156(4)
Bernard Cooper
Learning to Love
160(3)
Nell Bernstein
Virgin Cool
163(4)
Michele Ingrassia
The Neglected Heart: The Emotional Danger of Premature Sexual Involvement
167(5)
Thomas Lickona
Sexual Correctness: Has It Gone Too Far?
172(4)
Sarah Crichton
In Defense of Teenaged Mothers
176(2)
Mike Males
Sex Education
How Should We Teach Our Children about Sex?
178(6)
Nancy Gibbs
Key Skill for Teen Parents: Having Realistic Expectations
184(3)
Bridget Murray
Will Schools Risk Teaching about the Risk of AIDS?
187(6)
Gerald Unks
Young Adults and AIDS: `It Can't Happen to Me,'
193(3)
Nathan Seppa
Unit 8 Problem Behaviors and Interventions
Overview 196(29)
Programs Go beyond ``Just Saying No,''
198(3)
Bridget Murray
Seeking the Criminal Element
201(6)
W. Wayt Gibbs
The Youngest Ex-Cons: Facing a Difficult Road Out of Crime
207(3)
Pam Belluck
Clinical Assessment of Adolescents Involved in Satanism
210(4)
Cynthia M. Clark
The A's and B's of Eating Disorders: Eating to Extremes
214(5)
Sandra Arbetter
Biceps in a Bottle
219(2)
James Deacon
Adolescent Suicide: Risk Factors and Countermeasures
221(4)
Raquel D. Norton
Index 225(2)
Credits and Acknowledgments 227(1)
Article Review Form 228(1)
Article Rating Form 229

Rewards Program

Write a Review