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At the Threshold

The Developing Adolescent

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674050365

Publication Date: 01/01/1993


656 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

9 line illustrations, 4 tables


Related Subjects

    • 1. Capturing the Adolescent Experience [Glen R. Elliott and S. Shirley Feldman]
  • I. Basic Foundations
    • 2. The Role of Pubertal Processes [Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Edward O. Reiter]
    • 3. Adolescent Thinking [Daniel P. Keating]
  • II. Contexts
    • 4. Historical Perspectives [John Modell and Madeline Goodman]
    • 5. Challenges in Studying Minority Youth [Margaret Beale Spencer and Sanford M. Dornbusch]
    • 6. Coming of Age in a Changing Family System [Frank F. Furstenburg]
    • 7. Peer Groups and Peer Cultures [B. Brandford Brown]
    • 8. Schools and the Adolescent [Doris R. Entwisle]
    • 9. Leisure, Work, and the Mass Media [Gary Alan Fine, Jeylan T. Mortimer, and Donald F. Roberts]
  • III. Psychosocial Issues
    • 10. Autonomy, Conflict, and Harmony in the Family Relationship [Laurence Steinberg]
    • 11. Friendship and Peer Relations [Ritch C. Savin-Williams and Thomas J. Berndt]
    • 12. Motivation and Achievement [Valanne L. Henderson and Carol S. Dweck]
    • 13. Sexuality [Herant Katchadourian]
    • 14. Self and Identity Development [Susan Harter]
    • 15. Stress, Coping, and Adaptation [Stuart T. Hauser and Mary Kay Bowlds]
    • 16. Problem Behaviors [Joan McCord]
    • 17. Adolescent Health [Susan G. Millstein and Iris F. Litt]
    • 18. Youth in Relation to Social Institutions [Judith Torney-Purta]
    • 19. Progress and Promise of Research on Adolescence [S. Shirley Feldman and Glen R. Elliot]
  • References
  • Contributors
  • Index

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