Adolescent Psychology 1997-98
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 1996 - Adolescent psychology - 256 pages
Popular culture often depicts adolescence as a period of raging hormones, emotional upheaval, rejection of parents, and blind conformity to peers. One goal of this anthology is to present a more balanced picture of adolescence including both positive and negative aspects of this developmental transition ... Many readings present controversial topics that [the editors] hope will spur classroom debate.-To the reader. Within the pages of this volume are interesting, well-illustrated articles by psychologists, educators, researchers, and writers providing effective and useful perspectives on today's important topics in the study of adolescent psychology.-Back cover.
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WAAH Why Kids Have a Lot to Cry About David Elkind
Biological and 4 The Age of Embarrassment Anne C Bernstein Parents June
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