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Adolescence - Michael L. Jaffe


Published: 13th November 1997
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What's it like to be an adolescent today? This book explores the problems, the pressures, the opportunities, the excitement of gaining entry into the adult world. It exposes readers to the research, theory, case material, and applications in this field.


Introduction to Adolescence.

Theoretical Perspectives.

Physical Growth and Development.

Cognitive Development in Adolescence.

Moral Development in Adolescence.

Adolescent Identity, Self-Concept, and Self-Esteem.

Adolescents in Families.

The World of Adolescents: Peer and Youth Culture.

Adolescent Sexuality.

Intimacy, Pregnancy, Marriage, and Child Rearing.

Schooling and Achievement.

Vocational Development.

Adolescents in Crisis.



Answers to Self-Tests.


Photo Credits.


ISBN: 9780471571902
ISBN-10: 0471571903
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 688
Published: 13th November 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.9  x 2.54
Edition Number: 1