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For undergraduate courses in Adolescence and Adolescent Development

 

The Adolescent: Development, Relationships and Culture offers an eclectic, interdisciplinary approach to the study of adolescence, presenting both psychological and sociological viewpoints as well as educational, demographic, and economic data. This text discusses not just one theory on the subject, but many, and outlines the contributions, strengths, and weaknesses of each. The authors also take into consideration current and important topics such as ethnic identity formation, gender issues, the Internet, effects of single-parent families, etc.

 

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 An eclectic, interdisciplinary approach to the study of adolescence, presenting both psychological and sociological viewpoints as well as educational, demographic, and economic data.

 

For individuals in a variety of fields relating to adolescents and adolescent development.

 

Physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development in adolescents.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

FEATURES

 

PREFACE

 

CHAPTER 1 THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF ADOLESCENCE

APPROACHES TO STUDYING ADOLESCENCE

THE CHANGING FACE OF AMERICAN ADOLESCENCE

OUR EVOLVING SOCIETY

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS The Major Issues Facing the World’s Adolescents

THE EVOLVING PROLONGATION OF ADOLESCENCE

EVOLVING COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

The Internet

Cell Phones

EVOLVING WORLD OF WORK AND CONSUMPTION

Longer Workdays

Working Women

Adolescent Employment

Adolescent Consumption

EVOLVING EDUCATIONAL IMPERATIVES

Educational Attainment

Embracing the New Technology

Innovations in Career Education

EVOLVING FAMILY CONSTELLATIONS

Changes in Marriage and Parenthood

Changes in Family Dynamics

THE EVOLVING SEXUAL LANDSCAPE

Positive Effects of the Sexual Revolution

Negative Effects of the Sexual Revolution

EVOLVING SAFETY CONCERNS

Violent Crime

Violence in Society

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Computer Games

Violence in the Home

Violent Deaths

UNDERSTANDING ADOLESCENCE: RESEARCH METHODS

Correlations

True vs. Quasi-Experiments

Research Designs that Measure Developmental Change

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Teens Who Kill Family Members

 

CHAPTER 2 ADOLESCENTS IN THEORETICAL CONTEXT

BIOLOGICAL VIEWS OF ADOLESCENCE

G. Stanley Hall: Sturm und Drang

Arnold Gesell: Spiral Growth Patterns

PSYCHOANALYTICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL VIEWS OF ADOLESCENCE

Sigmund Freud: Individuation

Anna Freud: Defense Mechanisms

Erik Erikson: Ego Identity

COGNITIVE VIEWS OF ADOLESCENCE

Jean Piaget: Adaptation and Equilibrium

Lev Vygotsky: Social Influences on Cognition

SOCIAL-COGNITIVE LEARNING VIEW OF ADOLESCENCE

Albert Bandura: Social Learning Theory

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Scaffolding in Course-Related Bulletin Boards

Social-Cognitive Theory

THE IMPACT OF CULTURE ON ADOLESCENTS

Robert Havighurst: Developmental Tasks

Kurt Lewin: Field Theory

Urie Bronfenbrenner: Ecological Systems Theory

Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict: Anthropological Views

PERSONAL ISSUES When Do Adolescents Become Adults?

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT How Troubled Are Adolescents?

CHAPTER 3 ADOLESCENT DIVERSITY: SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AND ETHNICITY

ADOLESCENTS OF LOW SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS

Limitations of Low Socioeconomic Status

Cycle of Poverty and Deprivation

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Those Who Make It

MINORITY ADOLESCENTS

African American Adolescents

Latino Adolescents

Native American Adolescents

Asian American Adolescents

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS An Example of Cross-Cultural Conflict — Chinese American Adolescent Dating

IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

Southeast Asian Refugee Experience

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS Comparison of Traditional Asian Values and Urban Industrial Values

 

CHAPTER 4 BODY ISSUES: PHYSICAL GROWTH AND HEALTH-RELATED BEHAVIORS

BIOCHEMICAL BASIS OF PUBERTY

The Hypothalamus

The Pituitary Gland

The Gonads

The Adrenal Glands

Sex Hormone Regulation in Males

Sex Hormone Regulation in Females

MATURATION AND FUNCTIONS OF MALE SEX ORGANS

Spermatogenesis

The Developing Penis

PERSONAL ISSUES Use of Steroids by Athletes

The Cowper’s Glands

Nocturnal Emissions

MATURATION AND FUNCTIONS OF FEMALE SEX ORGANS

The Developing Vagina

Changes in the Vulva and Uterus

Ovarian Changes

Menarche and the Menstrual Cycle

PERSONAL ISSUES Stress, Family Discord, and Pubertal Timing

Menstrual Concerns

DEVELOPMENT OF SECONDARY SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Menstrual Irregularity in Athletes

Males

Females

In Their Own Words

Results of Sexual Maturation

GROWTH IN HEIGHT AND WEIGHT

Growth Trends

Determinants of Height

Other Physical Changes

BODY IMAGE

Physical Attractiveness

Body Types and Ideals

PERSONAL ISSUES Plastic surgery among Adolescents

EARLY AND LATE MATURATION

Early-Maturing Boys

Late-Maturing Boys

Early-Maturing Girls

Late-Maturing Girls

HEALTH STATUS

Mortality

PERSONAL ISSUES Automobile Casualties

Health Decisions

Adolescent Health in the Third World

HEALTH CONCERNS

Nutrition

Exercise

Obesity

In Their Own Words

Sleep

Acne

CHAPTER 5 COGNITVE DEVELOMENT: IMPROVEMENTS IN THINKING, REASONING, AND DECISION MAKING

PIAGET’S STAGES OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

Sensorimotor Stage

Preoperational Stage

Concrete Operational Stage

Formal Operational Stage

EFFECTS OF ADOLESCENT THOUGHT ON PERSONALITY AND BEHAVIOR

Idealism

Hypocrisy

Pseudostupidity

Egocentrism

In Their Own Words

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Is a Personal Fable Entirely a Bad Thing?

Introspection

CRITIQUE OF PIAGET’S THEORY

Age of Onset  and Universality

Beyond Formal Operations

WHAT CAN WE RETAIN FROM FORMAL OPERATIONS?

INFORMATION PROCESSING

Steps in Information Processing

Processing Speed

Higher-Order Thought Processes

The Role of Knowledge

DECISION MAKING

The Process

Barriers to Good Decision Making

Risky Decision Making

EPISTEMOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING

In Their Own Words

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT DURING ADOLESCENCE

ASSESSING COGNITION

Theories of Intelligence

Intelligence Testing

Factors Influencing Test Results

Uses and Misuses of IQ Tests

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Intellectually Different Adolescents

ACHIEVEMENT TESTS

The Scholastic Reasoning Test (SAT)

CHAPTER 6 SELF-CONCEPT, IDENTITY, ETHNICITY, AND GENDER

SELF-CONCEPT AND SELF-ESTEEM

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT: Does This Generation Have Higher Self-Esteem?

Importance of Having a Good Self-Concept

PERSONAL ISSUES Perfectionism

Self-Esteem

Development of a Positive Self-Concept

In Their Own Words

Changes in Self-Concept during Adolescence

IDENTITY

Seven Conflicts

Identity Status

In Their Own Words

Identity as a Process

Ethnic Identity

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT The Effects of Maternal Ethnic Socialization on Sons and Daughters

GENDER

Biological Sex

Cognitive-Developmental Theories

Societal Influences

Androgyny

Gender in Adolescence

CHAPTER 7 THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORAL VALUES

COGNITIVE-SOCIALIZATION THEORIES OF DEVELOPMENT

Piaget and Children’s Moral Development

Kohlberg and Levels of Moral Development

Gilligan and Sex Differences in Moral Reasoning

In Their Own Words

The Social-Cognitive Domain Approach to Moral Reasoning

Moral Reasoning and Prosocial Behavior

FAMILY FACTORS AND MORAL LEARNING

The Family’s Role

EXTRAFAMILIAL INFLUENCES ON MORALITY

Peers

Religion

In Their Own Words

Television

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Adolescents’ Views of Political and Human Rights

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Why Do We Like Scary Media?

Moral Education

PERSONAL ISSUES Academic Cheating in College

CHAPTER 8  RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILY MEMBERS

PARENTING ADOLESCENTS

What Kind of Parents Do Adolescents Want?

Connection

Trust

Attachment Style

Autonomy

Regulation

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Is It OK to Mislead One’s Parents?

PERSONAL ISSUES Corporal Punishment

PARENT-ADOLESCENT TENSION

Differences in Outlook

Focus of Conflict

Variables Affecting Conflict

Conflicts with Parents versus Conflicts with Peers

Results of Conflict

RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS

Adolescent-Sibling Relationships

Relationships with Other Relatives

MALTREATMENT

Physical Abuse

Sexual Abuse

Incest

Neglect

CHAPTER 9  DIFFERENT FAMILY PATTERNS

WITH WHOM DO AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS LIVE?

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS Extended Families

DIVORCE AND ADOLESCENTS

Attitudes toward Divorce

Short-Term Emotional Reactions

Long-Term Effects

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Adolescent Children Raised by Gay and Lesbian Parents

Factors Influencing the Effects of Divorce

SINGLE-PARENT/GRANDPARENT-HEADED FAMILIES

In Their Own Words

Single-Parent Families Resulting from Parental Death

In Their Own Words

EFFECTS OF BEING RAISED IN A ONE-PARENT FAMILY

Development of Masculinity/Femininity

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Single Fathers

Influences on School Performance, Achievement, and Vocation

BLENDED FAMILIES

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Open and Closed Adoptions

PERSONAL ISSUES Stepparents versus Natural Parents

ADOPTED ADOLESCENTS

CHAPTER 10 BEING A MEMBER OF THE ADOLESCENT SUBCULTURE: ACTIVITIES AND INTERACTIONS WITH PEERS

ADOLESCENT CULTURE AND SOCIETY

ADOLESCENT SOCIETIES

Formal Systems

Informal Systems

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Two Notable Youth Subcultures

THE DARKER SIDE OF PEER INTERACTIONS: BULLYING

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Cyberbullying

FRIENDSHIP

PERSONAL ISSUES Being Alone versus Being Lonely

Loneliness

Family and Peer Relationships

Age Changes in Adolescent Friendships

In Their Own Words

GROUP ACCEPTANCE AND POPULARITY

What Does It Take to Be Popular?

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Friendship Expectations

Routes to Social Acceptance

HETEROSOCIALITY

Psychosocial Development

Cross-sex Friendships

Adolescent Love and Crushes

Loss of Love

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Gay and Lesbian Adolescents’ Romantic Relationships

DATING

The Development of Dating

Violence

NONMARITAL COHABITATION

Incidence

Meanings Attached to Cohabitation

Cohabitation versus Dating

Cohabitation versus Marriage

Effects on Subsequent Marriage

ADOLESCENT MARRIAGE

Trends and Incidence

A Profile of the Young Married

Reasons for Adolescent Marriage

Adjustments and Problems

Early Marriage and Education

MATERIAL CONCERNS OF ADOLESCENT CULTURE

Adolescents as Consumer Forces

PERSONAL ISSUES  Adolescent Credit Card Debt

Clothing

Automobiles

Cell Phones

Computers and the Internet

PERSONAL ISSUES Internet Addiction

NONMATERIAL CONCERNS OF ADOLESCENT CULTURE

Slang

Music

CHAPTER 11  SEXUAL BEHAVIORS

CHANGING ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOR

Premarital Sexual Behavior

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS Adolescent Sexual Behavior in Preindustrial Societies

Correlates

Other Mutual Sexual Behaviors

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Just How Common Is Oral Sex?

Masturbation

SEX AND ITS MEANING

What Are Adolescents Seeking?

Sexual Pluralism

Gender Differences in Sexual Ethics

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Hooking Up on College Campuses

Sexual Aggression

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT The Nature of Rape

CONTRACEPTIVES AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

Use of Contraceptives among Adolescents

Why Contraceptives Are Not Used

Should Adolescents Have Contraceptives?

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

AIDS

PERSONAL ISSUES How Much Do You Know about AIDS?

UNWED PREGNANCY AND ABORTION

Incidence of Teen Pregnancy

Causation Theories

Pregnancy-Resolution Decisions

Adolescent Mothers

Adolescent Fathers

GAY AND LESBIAN YOUTH

Determinants of Sexual Orientation

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS Gay Adolescents from Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups

Adjustment

In Their Own Words

SEX KNOWLEDGE AND SEX EDUCATION

Sources of Sex Information

The Role of Parents

PERSONAL ISSUES Adolescent Sexual Folklore

The Role of Schools

CHAPTER 12 EDUCATION AND SCHOOL

TRENDS IN U.S. EDUCATION

Traditionalists versus Progressives

Rise of Progressive Education

Sputnik and After

1960s and 1970s

1980s

1990s

Early Twenty-First Century

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Tracking

CHARACTERISTICS OF GOOD SCHOOLS

Size

Atmosphere

Teachers

Curriculum

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS Japanese Education

PRIVATE VERSUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACHIEVEMENT AND DROPPING OUT

Enrollment Figures

Who Drops Out and Why

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Factories of Failure?

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT School Violence

Dropouts and Employment

PERSONAL ISSUES Is It Worthwhile to Get a College Degree?

CHAPTER 13 WORK AND VOCATION

MOTIVES FOR CHOICE

THEORIES OF VOCATIONAL CHOICE

Ginzberg’s Compromise with Reality Theory

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Developmental-Contextual Concepts

Holland’s Occupational Environment Theory

Lent ’s Social Cognitive Career Theory

PEOPLE INFLUENCING VOCATIONAL CHOICE

Parents

Peers

School Personnel

GENDER ROLES AND VOCATIONAL CHOICE

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Why So Few Women Scientists?

OTHER CRUCIAL DETERMINANTS OF VOCATIONAL CHOICE

Aptitudes and Special Abilities

Interests

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS The School-to-Work   Transition for American versus European Adolescents

Job Opportunities

Salary

SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS

Familiarity

Social Status and Aspirations

In Their Own Words

Race/Ethnicity and Aspirations

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Working for Wages

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Work, Military, or College?

Volunteerism

In Their Own Words

ADOLESCENTS AND UNEMPLOYMENT

Numbers of Unemployed Youths

Causes of Unemployment

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS  International Perspectives on Youth Employment

CAREER EDUCATION

CHAPTER 14 ADOLESCENT STRESS AND ALIENATION

RUNNING AWAY

Classes of Runaways

Reasons for Running Away

PERSONAL ISSUES Preventing Teens from Running and Finding Them When They Do

Throwaways

Life on the Street

Help for Runaways

Worldwide Scope

DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE

Depression

Suicide

PERSONAL ISSUES Why Are Adolescent Girls More Likely to Be Depressed Than Adolescent Boys?

PERSONAL ISSUES Preventing Suicide

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT A Rapid Rise in Self-Mutilating Behavior

In Their Own Words

EATING DISORDERS

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

In Their Own Words

Incidence of Delinquency

Causes of Delinquency

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Conduct Disorder, ODD, and ADHD

Juvenile Gangs

The Juvenile Justice System

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT The Case That Changed Juvenile Court

The Restorative Justice Movement

CHAPTER 15 SUBSTANCE ABUSE, ADDICTION, AND DEPENDENCY

DRUG USE AND ABUSE

Physical Addiction and Psychological Dependency

Patterns and Intensity of Drug Use

Types of Drugs

PERSONAL ISSUES Ecstasy

Frequency of Adolescent Drug Use

Reasons for First Drug Use

Demographic Differences

Compulsive Drug Use

Prevention and Treatment

CROSS-CULTURAL CONCERNS Substance Use by Native American Adolescents

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Families of Drug Abusers

In Their Own Words

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Project DARE

TOBACCO AND SMOKING

Incidence of Tobacco Use

Reasons Adolescents Start Smoking

Effects of Cigarette Advertising

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT The Harmful Effects of Legal Drugs

Reasons Adolescents Continue Smoking

Smokeless Tobacco

Keeping Adolescents from Starting

ALCOHOL AND EXCESSIVE DRINKING

Incidence of Alcohol Use

Reasons for Drinking during Adolescence

PERSONAL ISSUES Drinking on College Campuses

Adult and Peer Influences

Physical Consequences of Alcohol Use

Drinking in Young Adulthood

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

PERSONAL ISSUES Adolescent Children of Alcoholic Parents

EPILOGUE

POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

 

EMERGING ADULTHOOD

 

YOUNG ADULTHOOD

GLOSSARY

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

PHOTO CREDITS

 

INDEX

 

 

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ISBN:
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Author:
Dolgin, Kim Gale
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Physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development in adolescents.

 

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