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Author Steinberg, Laurence D., 1952-

Title Adolescence / Laurence Steinberg.

Published New York : McGraw-Hil, 2010.

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 UniM Giblin Eunson  305.235 STEI    AVAILABLE
Edition 9th ed.
Physical description 1 volume (various pagings) : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (R-1-R-80) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: A Multidisciplinary Approach To Adolescence -- The Boundaries of Adolescence -- Early, Middle, and Late Adolescence -- A Framework For Studying Adolescent Development -- The Fundamental Changes of Adolescence -- The Contexts of Adolescence -- Psychosocial Development of Adolescence -- Theoretical Perspectives On Adolescence -- Biosocial Theories -- Organismic Theories -- Learning Theories -- Sociological Theories -- Historical and Anthropological Theories -- Stereotypes Versus Scientific Study -- pt. 1 The Fundamental Changes of Adolescence -- ch. 1 Biological Transitions -- Puberty: An Overview -- The Endocrine System -- What Triggers Puberty? -- How Hormones Influence Adolescent Development -- Somatic Development -- Changes in Stature and the Dimensions of the Body -- Sexual Maturation -- The Timing and Tempo of Puberty -- Variations in the Timing and Tempo of Puberty -- Genetic and Environmental Influences on Pubertal Timing --
Contents note continued: The Psychological and Social Impact of Puberty -- The Immediate Impact of Puberty -- The Impact of Specific Pubertal Events -- The Impact of Early or Late Maturation -- Eating Disorders -- Obesity -- Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia -- Physical Health and Health Care in Adolescence -- The Paradox of Adolescent Health -- Causes of Mortality in Adolescence -- Promoting Adolescent Health -- ch. 2 Cognitive Transitions -- Changes In Cognition -- Thinking About Possibilties -- Thinking About Abstract Concepts -- Thinking About Thinking -- Thinking in Multiple Dimensions -- Adolescent Relativism -- Theoretical Perspectives on Adolescent Thinking -- The Piagetian View of Adolescent Thinking -- The Information-Processing View of Adolescent Thinking -- The Adolescent Brain -- What Changes in Adolescence? -- Implications for Adolescent Behavior -- Individual Differences in Intelligence in Adolescence -- The Measurement of IQ -- Types of Intelligence --
Contents note continued: Intelligence Test Performance in Adolescence -- Culture and Intelligence -- Adolescent Thinking in Context -- Social Cognition in Adolescence -- Adolescent Risk Taking -- ch. 3 Social Transitions -- Social Redefinition and Psychosocial Development -- The Elongation of Adolescence -- Adolescence as a Social Invention -- The "Invention" of Adolescence -- Emerging Adulthood: A New Stage of Life or a Luxury of the Middle Class? -- Changes in Status During Adolescence -- Drawing a Legal Boundary -- Inconsistencies in Adolescents' Legal Status -- The Process of Social Redefinition -- Common Practices in the Process of Social Redefinition -- Variations in Social Transitions -- Variations in Clarity -- Variations in Continuity -- The Transition Into Adulthood in Contemporary Society -- Special Transitional Problems of Poor and Minority Youth -- The Effects of Poverty on the Transition Into Adulthood -- What Can Be Done to Ease the Transition? --
Contents note continued: The Influence of Neighborhood Conditions on Adolescent Development -- Processes of Neigborhood Influences -- pt. 2 The Contexts of Adolescence -- ch. 4 Families -- Is Conflict Between Teenagers and Parents Inevitable? -- The Generation Gap: Fact and Fiction -- What Do Adolescents and Parents Usually Fight About? -- Family Relationships at Adolescence -- A Time of Reorganization and Change -- The Adolescent's Parents at Midlife -- Changes in Family Needs and Functions -- Transformations in Family Relations -- Sex Differences in Family Relationships -- Family Relationships and Adolescent Development -- Parenting Styles and Their Effects -- Ethnic Differences in Parenting Practices -- Autonomy and Attachment in the Adolescent's Family -- Adolescents' Relationships with Siblings -- Behavioral Genetics and Adolescent Development -- Genetic and Environmental Influences on Adolescent Development -- Why Are Siblings Often So Different? --
Contents note continued: The Adolescent's Family in a Changing Society -- The Changed and Changing Nature of Family Life -- Adolescents and Divorce -- The Specific Impact of Marital Conflict -- The Longer-Term Effects of Divorce -- Custody, Contact, and Conflict Following Divorce -- Remarriage -- Economic Stress and Poverty -- The Importance of the Family In Adolescent Development -- ch. 5 Peer Groups -- The Origins of Adolescent Peer Groups in Contemporary Society -- Age Grading and Compulsory Education -- Changes in the Size of the Youth Population -- The Adolescent Peer Group: A Problem or A Necessity? -- Is There a Separate Youth Culture? -- The Need for Peer Groups in Modern Society -- The Nature of Adolescent Peer Groups -- Changes in Peer Groups During Adolescence -- Cliques and Crowds -- Changes in Clique and Crowd Structure Over Time -- Adolescents And Their Crowds -- The Social Map of Adolescence -- Crowds as Reference Groups -- Adolescents And Their Cliques --
Contents note continued: Similarity Among Clique Members -- Common Interests Among Friends -- Similarity Between Friends: Selection or Socialization? -- Popularity And Rejection In Adolescent Peer Groups -- Determinants of Popularity and Rejection -- Relational Aggression -- Victimization and Harassment -- The Peer Group And Psychosocial Development -- ch. 6 Schools -- The Broader Context Of U.S. Secondary Education -- The Origins of Compulsory Education -- The Rise of the Comprehensive High School -- School Reform: Past and Present -- What Should Schools Teach? -- Education in the Inner Cities -- The Social Organization Of Schools -- School Size and Class Size -- Age Grouping and School Transitions -- How Secondary Schools Differ from Elementary Schools -- Tracking -- Ethnic Composition -- Alternatives to Public School -- Classroom Climate -- The Best Classroom Climate for Adolescents -- Teacher Expectations and Student Performance -- The Importance of Student Engagement --
Contents note continued: School Violence -- Beyond High School -- The College-Bound -- The Non-College-Bound -- Schools And Adolescent Development -- Characteristics of Good Schools -- The Effects of School on Adolescent Development -- ch. 7 Work, Leisure, and Media -- Adolescents' Free Time In Contemporary Society -- Patterns of Time Use in Contemporary America -- Patterns of Time Use in Other Countries -- Adolescents And Work -- School and Work in the Early 20th Century -- The Emergence of the Student Worker -- Teenage Employment in America and in Other Nations -- The Adolescent Workplace Today -- Employment and Adolescent Development -- Youth Unemployment -- Adolescents And Leisure -- Adolescents' Free Time and Their Moods -- Structured Leisure Activities -- Unstructured Leisure Time -- Promoting Positive Youth Development -- Adolescents, Media, And The Internet -- Patterns of Media Use -- Theories of Media Influence and Use --
Contents note continued: The Impact of Adolescents' Exposure to Controversial Media Content -- Electronic Media and Adolescent Development -- Mass Media and Adolescent Girls' Body Image -- The Adolescent Consumer -- Free Time And Adolescent Development -- pt. 3 Psychosocial Development During Adolescence -- ch. 8 Identity -- Identity As An Adolescent Issue -- Changes In Self-Conceptions -- Changes in the Content and Structure of Self-Conceptions -- Dimensions of Personality in Adolescence -- Changes In Self-Esteem -- Stability and Changes in Self-Esteem -- Group Differences in Self-Esteem -- Antecedents and Consequences of High Self-Esteem -- The Adolescent Identity Crisis -- Erikson's Theoretical Framework -- Identity Versus Identity Diffusion -- The Social Context of Identity Development -- Resolving the Identity Crisis -- Problems in Identity Development -- Research On Identity Development -- Determining an Adolescent's Identity Status --
Contents note continued: Studying Identity Development Over Time -- Shifts in Identity Status -- The Development Of Ethnic Identity -- The Process of Ethnic Identity Development -- Discrimination and Its Effects -- Multiethnic Adolescents -- Gender-Role Development -- Gender-Role Socialization During Adolescence -- Masculinity, Femininity, and Androgyny -- ch. 9 Autonomy -- Autonomy As An Adolescent Issue -- The Development Of Emotional Autonomy -- Emotional Autonomy and Detachment -- Emotional Autonomy and Individuation -- Research on Emotional Autonomy -- Emotional Autonomy and Parenting Practices -- The Development Of Behavioral Autonomy -- Changes in Decision-Making Abilities -- When Do Adolescents Make Decisions as Well as Adults? -- Changes in Susceptibility to Influence -- Ethnic and Cultural Differences in Expectations for Autonomy -- Changes in Feelings of Self-Reliance -- The Development Of Cognitive Autonomy -- Moral Development During Adolescence --
Contents note continued: Prosocial Reasoning, Prosocial Behavior, and Volunteerism -- Political Thinking During Adolescence -- Religious Beliefs During Adolescence -- ch. 10 Intimacy -- Intimacy As An Adolescent Issue -- Theoretical Perspectives On Adolescent Intimacy -- Sullivan's Theory of Interpersonal Development -- Interpersonal Development During Adolescence -- Attachment in Adolescence -- The Development Of Intimacy In Adolescence -- Changes in the Nature of Friendship -- Changes in the Display of Intimacy -- Sex Differences in Intimacy -- Changes in the Targets of Intimacy -- Friendships With the Other Sex -- Dating And Romantic Relationships -- Dating and the Development of Intimacy -- The Development of Dating Relationships -- The Impact of Dating on Adolescent Development -- Intimacy And Psychosocial Development -- ch. 11 Sexuality -- Sexuality As An Adolescent Issue -- How Sexually Permissive Is Contemporary Society? -- Sexual Socialization in Restrictive Societies --
Contents note continued: Sexual Socialization in Semirestrictive Societies -- Sexual Socialization in Permissive Societies -- Sexual Activity During Adolescence -- Stages of Sexual Activity -- Sexual Intercourse During Adolescence -- Changes in Sexual Activity Over Time -- The Sexually Active Adolescent -- Psychological and Social Characteristics of Sexually Active Adolescents -- Hormonal and Contextual Influences on Sexual Activity -- Parental and Peer Influences on Sexual Activity -- Sex Differences in the Meaning of Sex -- Homosexuality During Adolescence -- Sexual Harassment, Rape, and Sexual Abuse During Adolescence -- Risky Sex And Its Prevention -- Contraceptive Use -- AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Teen Pregnancy -- Adolescent Parenthood -- Sex Education -- ch. 12 Achievement -- Achievement As An Adolescent Issue -- Achievement Motives And Beliefs -- Achievement Motivation -- The Importance of Beliefs -- Environmental Influences On Achievement --
Contents note continued: The Influence of the Home Environment -- The Influence of Friends -- Educational Achievement -- The Importance of Socioeconomic Status -- Ethnic Differences in Educational Achievement -- Changes in Educational Achievement Over Time -- Dropping Out of High School -- Occupational Achievement -- The Development of Occupational Plans -- Influences on Occupational Choices -- ch. 13 Psychosocial Problems -- Some General Principles About Problems In Adolescence -- Psychosocial Problems: Their Nature And Covariation -- Comorbidity of Externalizing Problems -- Comorbidity of Internalizing Problems -- Substance Use And Abuse -- Prevalence of Substance Use and Abuse -- Causes and Consequences of Substance Use and Abuse -- Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use and Abuse -- Externalizing Problems -- Categories of Externalizing Problems -- Developmental Progression of Antisocial Behavior -- Changes in Juvenile Offending Over Time -- Causes of Antisocial Behavior --
Contents note continued: Prevention and Treatment of Externalizing Problems -- Internalizing Problems -- The Nature and Prevalence of Depression -- Sex Differences in Depression -- Suicide -- Causes of Depression and Internalizing Disorders -- Treatment and Prevention of Internalizing Problems -- Stress And Coping.
Subject Adolescent psychology -- Textbooks.
ISBN 9780073532035 (alk. paper)
0073532037 (alk. paper)