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Negotiating Adolescence in Times of Social Change - Lisa J. Crockett

Negotiating Adolescence in Times of Social Change

By: Lisa J. Crockett (Editor), Rainer K. Silbereisen (Editor)

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Published: 28th October 1999
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The decline of the socialist governments in Eastern and Central Europe and the resulting political and economic reorganizations of the 1990s provided a dramatic illustration of the far-reaching effects of social change. This important volume considers the processes through which societal changes exert an impact on the course of adolescent development and adolescents' social and psychological adjustment. Additionally, several chapters identify individual and contextual factors that can modify the impact of social change and enhance the likelihood of a successful transition to adulthood. Chapter authors include a diverse group of social scientists from Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

'Negotiating Adolescence in Times of Social Change fulfills the important task of providing valuable information regarding adolescence in the Western world. It is also rich in conceptualization and causal analysis.' Human Development

Social change and adolescent development: issues and challenges
Models of Social Changes Effects
Surmounting life's disadvantage
Marriage and the baby carriage: historical change and intergenerational continuity in early parenthood
Effects of social change on individual development: the role of social and personal factors, and the timing of events
Social Change and the Adolescent Traditions
The global spread of adolescent culture
Social change and the sequencing of developmental transitions
Early adversities and the timing of psychosocial development in sdolescence: a comparison of the former Germanys
Adolescents in changing social structures
Social Change and Adolescents' Social Contexts
Peer relations in times of social changes
Life course dynamics and the development of new relations between generations
A neighborhood-level perspective on social change and the social control of adolescent delinquency
Social change and the 'social contract' in adolescent development
Implications of Social Change for Adolescent Health and Well-Being
The role of economic pressure in the lives of parents and their adolescents: the family stress model
Spread your wings and fly: the course of health and well-being during the transition to adulthood
Social change and the individual: what is a cohort and why?
Interventions: Promoting Healthy Development in Times of Social Change
Research, intervention, and social change: improving adolescents' career opportunities
Preparing adolescents for social change: designing generic social interventions
Adolescents in the twentieth century: preparing for an uncertain future
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ISBN: 9780521623896
ISBN-10: 0521623898
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 322
Published: 28th October 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.63