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The Developmental Science of Adolescence. Diversity, Context, and Application

  • ID: 2213698
  • Book
  • April 2019
  • 600 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The study of the adolescent period is a field of increasing interest among developmental scientists and their graduate students. This is the only book to provide graduate students in psychology, education, human development, and related fields a scholarly yet accessible introduction to the theoretical, methodological, and substantive features of contemporary development science about adolescents. Students will benefit from the currency and quality of senior scholarship in developmental science in an accessible authorial voice provided by master teachers Lerner and Ohannessian.
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Chapter 1: The Contemporary Study of Adolescence: Development, Diversity, Context and Application.

Chapter 2: Theories of Adolescence: From Deficit Models to Positive Youth Development.

Chapter 3: Methods in the Study of Adolescent Development.

Chapter 4: Puberty and Health: The Brain and the Body of Adolescents.

Chapter 5: Cognitive Development.

Chapter 6: Moral Development, Spirituality, and Religiosity.

Chapter 7: Personality and Identity Development in Adolescence.

Chapter 8: Problem Behaviors in Adolescence.

Chapter 9: Sexuality and Romance in Adolescence.

Chapter 10: The Adolescent Peer Group.

Chapter 11: Adolescents and their Families.

Chapter 12: Schools and Education during Adolescence.

Chapter 13: Adolescence and the Media.

Chapter 14: The Community Activities of Adolescence: Out–of–school time activities, mentoring, and citizenship.

Chapter 15: Work and Entrepreneurship during Adolescence.

Chapter 16: Law and Policy in Adolescence.

Chapter 17: Beyond Adolescence: Launching the Young Adult Years.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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Richard M. Lerner
Christine M. Ohannessian
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