Development During the Transition to Adolescence: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 21

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1988-04-01
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres

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Research on the processes of change during the transition from middle childhood to adolescence has been a relatively neglected area of scholarship until recently. This volume, features prominent researchers who provide integrative accounts of their research programs, focusing on processes of physical, social, and cognitive change during this important transition period in development. Also included in this volume is an overview, discussion, and critical analysis of core conceptual issues in the study of adolescent transition.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Research on the Transition to Adolescence: Continuity in the Study of Developmental Processesp. 1
Referencesp. 12
Hormones and Behavior at Puberty: Activation or Concatenationp. 17
Acknowledgmentsp. 38
Adapting to Menarche: Familial Control and Conflictp. 43
Referencesp. 73
Concepts of Self and Social Convention: Adolescents' and Parents' Reasoning about Hypothetical and Actual Family Conflictsp. 79
Introductionp. 79
Acknowledgmentsp. 118
Referencesp. 119
Cumulative Change at Entry to Adolescencep. 123
Summary and Conclusionp. 143
Referencesp. 147
Adolescent Transitions in Developmental Perspective: Sociological and Historical Insightsp. 151
Conclusionp. 176
Referencesp. 177
Referencesp. 177
Commentary: The Role of Conflict in Adolescent-Parent Relationshipsp. 181
Conclusionsp. 186
Referencesp. 187
Commentary: Developmental Issues in the Transition to Early Adolescencep. 189
Conclusionp. 203
Indexp. 209
Subject Indexp. 217
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