Adolescence with Free "Making the Grade" Student CD-ROM

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-07-27
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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The leading text for the Adolescence Psychology course, Adolescence 8th 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. Included in this new edition are the most cutting edge research available and thoroughly integrated coverage of culture, ethnicity and gender, and school-related issues. For students, Santrock's student-celebrated pedagogical system has been enhanced to better help students see how the course material fits together.

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 Foundations, Puberty, and Health

4. Cognitive Development

Section 3: The Contexts of Adolescent Development

5. Families

6. Peers

7. Schools

8. Culture

Section 4: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development

9. The Self and Identity

10. Gender

11. Sexuality

12. Moral Development, Values, and Religion

13. Achievement, Careers, and Work

Section 5: Adolescent Problems

14. Adolescent Problems



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