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978-0-13-085761-3 / 9780130857613

Adolescence: Development, Diversity, Context, and Application

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Publisher:Prentice Hall

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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Reflecting the multidimensional cutting-edges of research and insight, this volume offers a unique integrated treatment of the central themes in the contemporary study of adolescencedevelopment, diversity, context, and application. Specifically, it helps readers understand the bases of the developmental changes young people experience during the adolescent period; appreciate the important instances of diversity of individuals, families, communities, and cultures that texture and give richness to adolescent development; recognize the important role played in adolescent development of the different instances of the context, or ecology, of human development (e.g., the family, the peer group, schools, communities, the media, and culture); and understand the ways in which knowledge about adolescent development, diversity, and context may be applied to promote positive development among young people. Includes special boxes on "Meet the Researchers," Applications in innovative youth-serving programs from around the world, and Parenting. The Laws And The Lore Of Adolescence. Theories Of Adolescence. Puberty, Physical Development, And Health. Cognitive Development. Moral Development, Behavior, And Civil Society. Identity: The Search For Self-Definition During Adolescence. Role Development And Work In Adolescence. Adolescents And Their Families. The Adolescent Peer Group. Sexuality In Adolescence. Schools And Education During Adolescence. The World Of Contemporary Adolescents. Problem Behaviors In Adolescence. The Potentials Of Adolescence: The Role Of Community Programs And Public Policy. For anyone involved with adolescents, including parents, teachers, nurses, social workers, psychologists, etc.

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