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  1. Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Adolescent Rationality and Development

    Cognition, Morality, and Identity, Third Edition

    By David Moshman

    Frequently cited in scholarly books and journals and praised by students, this book focuses on developmental changes and processes in adolescence rather than on the details and problems of daily life. Major developmental changes associated with adolescence are identified. Noted for its...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. Deception

    A Young Person's Life Skill?

    By Rachel Taylor, Lynsey Gozna

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents’ choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. The Nature of Adolescence, 4th Edition

    By John C. Coleman

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The fourth edition of this successful textbook provides an up-to-date introduction to all of the key features of adolescent development. While drawing on the North American literature on adolescence, it highlights European perspectives and also provides unique coverage of the topic by...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 'Adolescence', Pregnancy and Abortion

    Constructing a Threat of Degeneration

    By Catriona I. Macleod

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Winner of the Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor's Book Award 2012! Winner of the 2011 Distinguished Publication Award of the Association for Women in Psychology! Why, despite evidence to the contrary, does the narrative of the negative consequences of teenage pregnancy, abortion and childbearing...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Valerie Maholmes, Carmela Gina Lomonaco

    Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Wired Youth

    The Social World of Adolescence in the Information Age

    By Gustavo Mesch, Ilan Talmud

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The debate on the social impact of information and communication technologies is particularly important for the study of adolescent life, because through their close association with friends and peers, adolescents develop life expectations, school aspirations, world views, and behaviors. This...

    Published March 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Moving Out, Moving On

    Young People's Pathways In and Through Homelessness

    By Shelley Mallett, Doreen Rosenthal, Deb Keys, Roger Averill

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Based on rich interview data drawn from a large scale longitudinal study of homeless young people, this book examines the personal, familial and structural factors that impact on homeless young people’s long-term outcomes. While telling the personal stories of young people’s experiences, the book...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Mental Health and Emerging Adulthood among Homeless Young People

    By Les B. Whitbeck

    What happens to homeless and runaway adolescents when they become adults? This is the first study that follows homeless youth into young adulthood and reviews the mental health consequences of runaway episodes and street life. The adolescents were interviewed every three months for three years from...

    Published April 13th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. The Means to Grow Up

    Reinventing Apprenticeship as a Developmental Support in Adolescence

    By Robert Halpern

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    In The Means to Grow Up, Robert Halpern describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship"—a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions. This movement aims to re-engage youth through in-depth learning and unique experiences...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge