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Evolutionary Principles Of Human Adolescence : Lives in Context - Glenn Weisfeld

Evolutionary Principles Of Human Adolescence

Lives in Context

Paperback Published: 1st April 1999
ISBN: 9780813333182
Number Of Pages: 416

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An exploration of human adolescence, this book is unique because of its ethological perspective. The author presents a comprehensive treatment of adolescent development from a functional, evolutionary point of view, providing a research-based description of human adolescence. He also offers a comparative perspective, describing adolescence in other species, human cultures, and historical periods.

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The Biological Approachp. 1
Motivesp. 19
Social Motivationp. 33
Pride and Shamep. 48
Sex Differences in Reproductive Behaviorp. 63
The Social Context of Human Adolescencep. 77
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Puberty Ritesp. 109
Pubertal Changes in Primatesp. 127
Pubertal Changes in Boysp. 147
Pubertal Changes in Girlsp. 185
Boys' Peer Relationsp. 209
Girls' Peer Relationsp. 231
Sexual Relationsp. 245
Parent-Adolescent Relationsp. 284
A Model of Human Adolescencep. 313
Referencesp. 325
Author Indexp. 378
Subject Indexp. 390
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ISBN: 9780813333182
ISBN-10: 0813333180
Series: Lives in Context
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st April 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 15.04  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1