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  1. 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

  2. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Psychology Press

  3. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  4. Adolescent Coping

    Advances in Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Erica Frydenberg

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Young people need to cope in a variety of settings, including school, home, peer groups and the workplace, and with a range of life problems such as examinations and parental divorce. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Adolescent Coping presents the latest research and applications...

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Key Indicators of Child and Youth Well-Being

    Completing the Picture

    Edited by Brett V. Brown

    Indicators of child and youth well-being are indispensable tools for improving the lives of children. In this book, the nation’s leading development researchers review the recent progress made in the measurement, collection, dissemination, and use of indicators of child and youth well-being....

    Published August 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Networks in Youth and Adolescence

    By John Cotterell

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This thoroughly revised new edition looks at the nature of social networks, their changing configurations, and the forces of influence they unleash in shaping the life experiences of young people between the ages of 12 and 25 years. The author draws on both social and psychological research to...

    Published May 9th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Risk and Resilience

    Adolescent Mothers and Their Children Grow Up

    Edited by John G. Borkowski, Jaelyn R. Farris, Thomas L. Whitman, Shannon S. Carothers, Keri Weed

    In 1984, a longitudinal study was launched at the University of Notre Dame to evaluate the social and psychological consequences of teenage parenting. Interwoven Lives: Adolescent Mothers and Their Children (2001) described, in detail, the development of these adolescent mothers and their...

    Published March 19th 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. Smooth Sailing or Stormy Waters?

    Family Transitions Through Adolescence and Their Implications for Practice and Policy

    By Rena D. Harold, Lisa G. Colarossi, Lucy R. Mercier

    Smooth Sailing enhances our understanding of the family's transition through adolescence by examining qualitative data about the experiences of parents and teens across multiple relationships and social contexts. This volume follows the same 60 families described in the authors' first book,...

    Published January 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sexuality in Adolescence

    Current Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Moore, Doreen A. Rosenthal

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Sexuality in Adolescence 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 time, including...

    Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge

  10. International Encyclopedia of Adolescence

    Edited by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

    In pre-industrial societies, people moved from childhood to adulthood directly, getting married and going to work early in life. Although this still holds true for many cultures, in countries such as the USA or Japan, adolescence has become a specific stage of life, where young people are cultural...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge