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Adolescence

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ISBN-10: 007811716X

ISBN-13: 9780078117169

Edition: 14th 2012

Authors: John Santrock

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More students learn from John Santrock’sAdolescencethan from any other text in this field. The 14th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents’ and emerging adults’ health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development.
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Book details

List price: $146.99
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Ed; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.

Introduction
The Historical Perspective
Today's Adolescents in the United States and Around the World
The Nature of Development
The Science of Adolescent Development
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Puberty, Health, and Biological Foundations
Puberty
Health
Evolution, Heredity, and Environment
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The Brain and Cognitive Development
The Brain
The Cognitive Developmental View
The Information-Processing View
The Psychometric/Intelligence View
Social Cognition
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The Self, Identity, Emotion, and Personality
The Self
Identity
Emotional Development
Personality Development
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Gender
Biological, Social, and Cognitive Influences on Gender
Gender Stereotypes, Similarities, and Differences
Gender-Role Classification
Developmental Changes and Junctures
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Sexuality
Exploring Adolescent Sexuality
Sexual Attitudes and Behavior
Negative Sexual Outcomes in Adolescence
Sexual Literacy and Sex Education
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Moral Development, Values, and Religion
Domains of Moral Development
Contexts of Moral Development
Values, Religions, and Cults
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Families
Family Processes
Adolescents' and Emerging Adults' Relationships with their Parents
Sibling Relationships
The Changing Family in a Changing Society
Social Policy, Adolescents, and Families
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Peers, Romantic Relationships, and Life Styles
Exploring Peer Relations
Adolescent Groups
Gender and Culture
Dating and Romantic Relationships
Emerging Adult Lifestyles
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Schools
Approaches to Educating Students
Transitions in Schooling
The Social Contexts of Schools
Adolescents Who Are Exceptional
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Achievement, Work, and Careers
Achievement
Work
Career Development
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Culture
Culture, Adolescence, and Emerging Adulthood
Socioeconomic Status and Poverty
Ethnicity
The Media and Technology
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Problems in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
Exploring Adolescent and Emerging Adult Problems
Problems and Disorders
Interrelation of Problems and Prevention/Intervention
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Appendix: Careers in Adolescent Development