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Adolescence By Douglas C. Kimmel

Adolescence by Douglas C. Kimmel

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Summary

Featuring a topically organized introduction to adolescence, this text combines research (from psychology, sociology, anthropology, medicine and biology), theory and practical knowledge. Its approach is multidisciplinary, emphasizing behavioural problems.

Adolescence Summary

Adolescence: A Developmental Transition by Douglas C. Kimmel

Featuring a topically organized introduction to adolescence, this text combines research (from psychology, sociology, anthropology, medicine and biology), theory and practical knowledge. Its approach is multidisciplinary, emphasizing behavioural problems. The book offers balanced critiques of major theoretical and empirical perspectives. Interviews with adolescents provide a sense of reality and individuality via the case study approach. Detailed coverage is provided of loneliness, shyness, bicultural environments, growing up in divorced or reconstituted families, concerns related to homosexuality, contraception, pregnancy, and much more.

Table of Contents

The Developmental Transition of Adolescence. Theories of Adolescent Development. Puberty: Inside and Outside. Thinking Makes It So: Cognitive Development. Social Cognition: Thinking About Social Topics. The Social Ecology of Adolescence. Growing Up Is a Family Affair. Friends, Peers, and Dates: The Social World of Adolescents. Sex, Sexuality, and Romance. Forming a Sense of Identity. Problems in School and the Community. Pitfalls and Challenges. Psychological Disturbances. Glossary. References. Indexes.

Additional information

GOR010636999
9780471582649
0471582646
Adolescence: A Developmental Transition by Douglas C. Kimmel
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1995-02-24
620
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