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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Digital Generations

    Children, Young People, and the New Media

    Edited by David Buckingham, Rebekah Willett

    Computer games, the Internet, and other new communications media are often seen to pose threats and dangers to young people, but they also provide new opportunities for creativity and self-determination. As we start to look beyond the immediate hopes and fears that new technologies often provoke,...

    Published June 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Literacy and Advocacy in Adolescent Family, Gang, School, and Juvenile Court Communities

    Crip 4 Life

    By Debra Smith, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    The goal of this book is to encourage educators and researchers to understand the complexities of adolescent gang members' lives in order to rethink their assumptions about these students in school. The particular objective is to situate four gang members as literate, caring students from loving...

    Published November 10th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    In this volume, Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities, top scholars in the field of family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, spanning such diverse topics as the...

    Published October 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Cognition in Adolescence: Its Developmental Significance

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Willem Koops, Harke A. Bosma

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    The special issue aims to develop a greater understanding of the relationship between social cognitive development in adolescence and social behaviour, to discuss the mediating effects of other aspects of development in adolescence such as the parallel emergence of ideas concerning personal...

    Published January 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  8. Identity In Adolescence

    The Balance between Self and Other, 3rd Edition

    By Jane Kroger

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Fully updated to include the most recent research and theoretical developments in the field, the third edition of Identity in Adolescence examines the two way interaction of individual and social context in the process of identity formation. Setting the developmental tradition in context, Jane...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  9. America's Teenagers--Myths and Realities

    Media Images, Schooling, and the Social Costs of Careless Indifference

    By Sharon L. Nichols, Thomas L. Good

    The media's presentation suggests that American teenage culture today is the most violent, sexual, and amoral youth culture in history. In this book, Nichols and Good deconstruct the negative images held by large numbers of adults. Recognizing that many teenagers are left by adults to socialize...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Television and Child Development

    3rd Edition

    By Judith Van Evra

    Television continues to play a major role in the lives of most children and adolescents, but current research also reflects the explosive growth in new technologies and their widespread use by young people. Integrating information from communication literature as well as from child development and...

    Published March 29th 2004 by Routledge