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.