Adolescence Development During a Global Era

ISBN-10: 0123744245

ISBN-13: 9780123744241

Edition: 2010

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This edited textbook will be appropriate for use in advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses and will serve as a comprehensive and timely introduction to the field of adolescent development, providing students with a strong foundation for understanding the biological, cognitive and psychosocial transitions occurring during adolescence. While certain normative biological and cognitive processes are relevant for all youth, development varies dramatically based on a youth's position in society. The volume will focus on contextual factors such as culture, racial identity, socioeconomic position and sociopolitical and historical events, highlighting the impact such factors have on the physiological and psychological processes and treating them as key elements in understanding development during this life stage. The authors will cover the major theoretical positions (both historical and contemporary) about adolescence as well as the relevant research and application. Additionally, modern phenomena - the ever-increasing influence of pop culture (i.e. Hip Hop), mass media and technology (i.e., the internet, gaming) and the evolution of family, education and the church - will be explored in depth. Each chapter will be written by a known expert in the field.* More extensive analysis of cultural, political and socioeconomic factors impacting development than competing texts* Research-to-Practice section covers evidence-based research on practice implementation*Edited textbook with known expert writing on each topic offers expert knowledge seldom found in a single-authored work, providing up-to-date syntheis of primary source material which does not need to be supplemented with additional materials*The only advanced text with ancillary support and pedagogy - instructor web site with testbank and image collection, plus summary box and study questions in each chapter
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Book details

List price: $106.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 2/8/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 568
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Preface
Foreword
Sociopolitical Contexts of Development
Developmental Transitions
Physiological Activity During Adolescence
Cognitive Development for Adolescents in a Global Era: A Social Justice Issue?
Adolescent Psychosocial Processes: Identity, Stress and Competence
Contexts of Development: Socialization Process
A Contemporary History of the Church, Hip Hop, and Technology: Their Influence on African American Youth Development
Leisure and Technological Influences
Adolescents and Schooling: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Immigrant Status
Foundations of Faith
Multicultural Perspectives of Self and Racial/ Ethnic Identity
Immigration and Well-being
Socializing Relationships
Critical Health Issues During Adolescence
Confronting Normative Challenges: Risk, Resilience, Privilege & Coping
Rebirth: From Adolescence to Adulthood
Social Contexts and Adolescent School Engagement
Spirituality: Religious & Spiritual Development in Adolescents
Structuring and Facilitating Supportive Systems
From Research to Practice: The Treatment of Adolescent Psychopathology
Understanding Adolescence: A Policy Perspective
Program Considerations for Youth-focused Professionals
Afterword
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