Textbooks: Adolescent Development

  • Developmental Science

    An Advanced Textbook, 7th Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook is the most complete and cutting-edge introduction to the field available today. Since its initial publication, the key purpose of the text has been to furnish inclusive developmental perspectives on all substantive areas in psychology—neuroscience,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Psychology Press

  • Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Psychology Press

  • Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition

    By Jeffrey C. Levy

    Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition presents the basic principles of classical (Pavlovian) and instrumental (Skinnerian) conditioning in a more coherent and expansive manner than is the case in other textbooks. Learning is defined as an adaptive process through which individuals acquire the…

    Hardback – 2012-10-04
    Routledge

  • Illegal Leisure Revisited

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

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • The Nature of Adolescence, 4th Edition

    By John C. Coleman

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-11-25
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Moving Out, Moving On

    Young People's Pathways In and Through Homelessness

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Adolescent Coping

    Advances in Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Erica Frydenberg

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-05-15
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Social Networks in Youth and Adolescence

    By John Cotterell

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-05-10
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2004-03-30
    Routledge

  • Adolescent Coping

    Advances in Theory, Research and Practice

    By Erica Frydenberg

    Paperback – 1996-12-26
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Social Networks and Social Influences in Adolescence

    By John Cotterell

    Adolescence is a crucial time for the development of social identity. Some young people ease effortlessly into friendships with their peers whilst others experience the pain of rejection or become involved with antisocial groups or gangs. Social Networks and Social Influences in Adolescence is…

    Paperback – 1996-05-23
    Routledge

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