Adolescence by Laurence SteinbergAdolescence, 8th edition by Laurence Steinberg has been thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development. In this edition, the author continues to utilize the effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The texts careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together or be covered in sequence or stand alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a way that enables students to see how the adolescent experience is shaped by class and culture. The strong pedagogical framework helps students organize and integrate material. Adolescence, 8th Edition, is based on solid research and theory, yet it has a distinctively real world feel that emphasizes the reality of being an adolescent in todays society.
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Skip to search form Skip to main content. Adolescent development. We begin with a discussion of topics that have dominated recent research, including adolescent problem behavior, parent-adolescent relations, puberty, the development of the self, and peer relations. View on PubMed. Alternate Sources. Save to Library. Create Alert.
Adolescence from Latin, adolescere , to grow up is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood, beginning with the onset of puberty, and lasting through sexual maturity and the termination of physical growth, with societal recognition of adult status. Accordingly, as a construct , adolescence reflects both the universal biological stage of development associated with puberty, and societal norms associated with childhood and adulthood and the transition from one to the other. Both the biological and social processes of development take place within larger systems that are subject to change. For example, shifts in the onset of puberty have been associated with changes in diet, and shifts in employment patterns and work requirements have delayed access to full-time work and economic self-sufficiency associated with adulthood. Consequently, the transition to adulthood has aspects that are situated in time, place, culture, and social position. Adolescence emerged as a field of study within the field of psychology with the work of G.
As a well-respected researcher, Laurence Steinberg connects current research with real-world application, helping students see the similarities and differences in adolescent development across different social, economic, and cultural backgrounds. Through an integrated, personalized digital learning program, students gain the insight they need to study smarter, stay focused, and improve their performance. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Condition: New. Brand New!