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Adolescence and youth : psychological development in a changing world.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York ; Harlow : Longman, c1997.Edition: 5th edISBN:
  • 0673992624
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 155.5 21
LOC classification:
  • HQ796
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Viewing Development: Principles of Change -- 3. Biological Changes in Adolescence -- 4. Intelligence and Cognitive Development -- 5. The Family and Parent-Adolescent Relations -- 6. Adolescent Sexuality -- 7. Adolescents and their Peers -- 8. Adolescents and Schools -- 9. Adolescents, Works, and Careers -- 10. Moral Development and Values -- 11. Adolescents at Risk I: Drugs and Behavior -- 12. Adolescents at Risk II: Alienation and Delinquency -- 13. Adolescents at Risk III: Disorders in Development.
Summary: Making sense of the issues and challenges faced by young people today requires a thoughtful, thorough, and scientific exploration of adolescent development in an ever-changing world. Through four editions, Adolescence and Youth: Psychological Development in a Changing World has filled the need for such a text. In this new edition, John Conger and Nancy Galambos emphasize a life span perspective, addressing development as a lifelong process that results from the continuing interaction between individuals and their environment. They present a new focus on adolescents at risk, reflecting the growing body of research on the nature, sources, and consequences of problem behaviors, such as substance abuse, adolescent pregnancy, youth violence, eating disorders, and depression. This fifth edition also features a number of new boxes that present new and exciting research and focus on important social issues, challenging readers to consider alternative ways to view social problems. Additional boxes present real life stories about the joys and pains of adolescence. With an enhanced, integrated focus on gender and ethnicity and a new full-color design, Adolescence and Youth offers the most up-to-date, visually effective coverage for your adolescent development course.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

1. Introduction -- 2. Viewing Development: Principles of Change -- 3. Biological Changes in Adolescence -- 4. Intelligence and Cognitive Development -- 5. The Family and Parent-Adolescent Relations -- 6. Adolescent Sexuality -- 7. Adolescents and their Peers -- 8. Adolescents and Schools -- 9. Adolescents, Works, and Careers -- 10. Moral Development and Values -- 11. Adolescents at Risk I: Drugs and Behavior -- 12. Adolescents at Risk II: Alienation and Delinquency -- 13. Adolescents at Risk III: Disorders in Development.

Making sense of the issues and challenges faced by young people today requires a thoughtful, thorough, and scientific exploration of adolescent development in an ever-changing world. Through four editions, Adolescence and Youth: Psychological Development in a Changing World has filled the need for such a text. In this new edition, John Conger and Nancy Galambos emphasize a life span perspective, addressing development as a lifelong process that results from the continuing interaction between individuals and their environment. They present a new focus on adolescents at risk, reflecting the growing body of research on the nature, sources, and consequences of problem behaviors, such as substance abuse, adolescent pregnancy, youth violence, eating disorders, and depression. This fifth edition also features a number of new boxes that present new and exciting research and focus on important social issues, challenging readers to consider alternative ways to view social problems. Additional boxes present real life stories about the joys and pains of adolescence. With an enhanced, integrated focus on gender and ethnicity and a new full-color design, Adolescence and Youth offers the most up-to-date, visually effective coverage for your adolescent development course.