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Adolescence and Society

Series Editor: John Coleman

In the 20 years since it began, this series has published some of the key texts in the field of adolescent studies. The series has covered a very wide range of subjects, almost all of them being of central concern to students, researchers and practitioners. A mark of its success is that a number of books have gone to second and third editions, illustrating its popularity and reputation.

The primary aim of the series is to make accessible to the widest possible readership important and topical evidence relating to adolescent development. Much of this material is published in relatively inaccessible professional journals, and the objective of the books has been to summarise, review and place in context current work in the field, so as to interest and engage both an undergraduate and a professional audience.

The intention of the authors is to raise the profile of adolescent studies among professionals and in institutions of higher education. By publishing relatively short, readable books on topics of current interest to do with youth and society, the series makes people more aware of the relevance of the subject of adolescence to a wide range of social concerns.

The books do not put forward any one theoretical viewpoint. The authors outline the most prominent theories in the field and include a balanced and critical assessment of each of these. Whilst some of the books may have a clinical or applied slant, the majority concentrate on normal development.

The readership rests primarily in two major areas: the undergraduate market, particularly in the fields of psychology, sociology and education; and the professional training market, with particular emphasis on social work, clinical and educational psychology, counselling, youth work, nursing and teacher training.

New and Published Books

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  1. Adolescent Health

    The Role of Individual Differences

    By Patrick Heaven

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Adolescence is one of the most turbulent yet exciting phases in life. Increased autonomy brings with it new health risks ranging from drugs and sexually transmitted disease, to eating disorders and suicidal depression. Even though todays teenagers are more concerned with and educated about their...

    Published May 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  2. Sexuality in Adolescence

    Current Trends

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Sexuality in Adolescence: Current Trends considers the latest theory and research on adolescent development, focusing on sexuality as a vital aspect of normal, healthy maturation. Biological changes are discussed within a social context, and the latest research is presented on key issues of our...

    Published October 20th 1993 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Adolescence and Body Image: From Development to Prevention
    By Lina A Ricciardelli
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  2. Sexuality in Adolescence: The Digital Generation
    By Meredith Temple-Smith, Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal
    To Be Published August 1st 2015

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