Adolescence by Laurence SteinbergAdolescence by Laurence Steinberg

Adolescence

byLaurence Steinberg

Hardcover | June 4, 2013

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In this tenth edition of Adolescence, Laurence Steinberg continues to utilize an effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research, and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The text's careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together to be covered in sequence or to stand alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a way that enables students to see how the adolescent experience is shaped by class and culture. The strong pedagogical framework helps students organize and integrate material. Thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development, Adolescence is based on solid research and theory, yet it has a distinctively "real world" feel that emphasizes the reality of being an adolescent in today's society.
Title:AdolescenceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 8.6 × 1.1 inPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073532118

ISBN - 13:9780073532110

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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Study of Adolescent Development

Part I: The Fundamental Changes of Adolescence

Chapter 1: Biological Transition

Chapter 2: Cognitive Transitions

Chapter 3: Social Transitions

Part II The Contexts of Adolescence

Chapter 4: Families

Chapter 5: Peer Groups

Chapter 6: Schools

Chapter 7: Work, Leisure, and the Mass Media

Part III: Psychosocial Development During Adolescence

Chapter 8: Identity

Chapter 9: Autonomy

Chapter 10: Intimacy

Chapter 11: Sexuality

Chapter 12: Achievement

Chapter 13: Psychosocial Problems in Adolescence

Glossary

References

Credits

Name Index

Subject Index