Adolescent Development, Relationships, and Culture

ISBN-10: 0205332390
ISBN-13: 9780205332397
Edition: 10th 2002
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Description: The Adolescent continues to be the best and most comprehensive text in its subject area, setting the standard for adolescent psychology books since its first publication more than twenty years ago. This text emphasizes the eclectic approach to  More...

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Book details

List price: $98.40
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/19/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

The Adolescent continues to be the best and most comprehensive text in its subject area, setting the standard for adolescent psychology books since its first publication more than twenty years ago. This text emphasizes the eclectic approach to adolescence, presenting not just one theory on the subject, but many, and discussing the contributions, strengths, and weaknesses of each. The authors also take into consideration current and important topics such as ethnic identity formation and gender issues. With the addition of co-author Kim G. Dolgin, current and important topics, such as ethnic identity formation and gender issues, have been emphasized. The result is a treatment of the adolescent that offers a current scholarship as well as an understanding of what it means to be an adolescent in the 21st century.

Adolescence
Adolescents in Social Context
Our Society in Revolution
The Computer Revolution
The Materialistic Revolution
The Education Revolution
The Family Revolution
The Sexual Revolution
The Violence Revolution
Adolescents in Theoretical Context
Biological Views of Adolescence
Psychoanalytical Views of Adolescence
Psychosocial Views of Adolescence
Cognitive Views of Adolescence
Ecological View of Adolescence
Social-Cognitive Learning View of Adolescence
Anthropological Views of Adolescence
Adolescents in Ethnic Context
Adolescents of Low Socioeconomic Status
Minority Adolescents
African American Adolescents
Hispanic Adolescents
Native American Adolescents
Asian American Adolescents
Immigrants and Refugees
Physical
Sexual Maturation and Physical Growth
The Endocrine Glands and Hypothalamus
Maturation and Functions of Male Sex Organs
Maturation and Functions of Female Sex Organs
Development of Secondary Sexual Characteristics
Growth in Height and Weight
The Body Image
The Body Beautiful
Weight
Eating Disorders
Exercise
Nutrition
Acne
Early and Late Maturation
Intellectual
Traditional Approaches to Cognitive Development: Piaget and Elkind
Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
Effects of Adolescent Thought on Personality and Behavior
Critique of Piaget's Formal Operational Stage
Intelligence, Information Processing, and Decision Making
Intelligence
Scholastic Aptitude
Information Processing
Decision Making
Psychosexual
Self-Concept, Identity, Ethnicity, and Gender
Self-Concept and Self-Esteem
Identity
Gender
Sexual Values, Behavior, and Education
Changing Attitudes and Behavior
Other Mutual Sexual Behaviors
Sex and Its Meaning
Gender Differences in Sexual Ethics
Contraceptives and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Unwed Pregnancy and Abortion
Homosexuality
Sex Knowledge and Sex Education
Social
Adolescent Society, Culture, and Subculture
Culture and Society
The Adolescent Subculture
Adolescent Societies
In-School Subsystems
Deviant Subcultures
Material Concerns of Adolescent Culture
Nonmaterial Aspects of Adolescent Culture
Social Development, Relationships, Dating, Nonmarital Cohabitation, and Marriage
Companionship
Group Acceptance and Popularity
Heterosociality
Dating
Nonmarital Cohabitation
Adolescent Marriage
Marriage and Public Schools
The Development of Moral Judgment, Character, Values, Beliefs, and Behavior
Cognitive-Socialization Theories of Development
Family Factors and Moral Learning
Transmission of Religious Beliefs and Practices
Social Reinforcement, Influences, Values, and Behavior
Familial
Adolescents and Their Families
Adolescent-Parent Expectations

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