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Lives in Context

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August 2020 | 808 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Adolescence: Lives in Context is a topically oriented text for the Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood development course organized around three key themes: the centrality of context, the importance of research, and the applied value of developmental science. The text, developed by teacher and scholar Tara Kuther, will be written to engage students through her digestible, student-friendly writing style. Adolescence: Lives in Context will deliver current and classic research, foundational theories and will help students to comprehend how those theories apply to their future careers and own lives through a lens of contexts across each developmental stage and topic. ?

 
Part 1: Biological and Cognitive Foundations of Development
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to Adolescent Development
History of Adolescence

 
Development During Adolescence

 
Theoretical Perspectives on Adolescent Development

 
The Science of Adolescent Development

 
 
Chapter 2: Biological Development
Puberty

 
Psychological and Social Effects of Puberty

 
Pubertal Timing

 
Biological and Contextual Influences on Pubertal Timing

 
Health in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

 
Biological and Contextual Influences on Development

 
 
Chapter 3: Cognitive Development
Brain Development in Adolescence

 
Cognitive Developmental and Sociocultural Theory

 
Information Processing System

 
Intelligence

 
Social Cognition

 
 
Part 2: Psychosocial and Socioemotional Development
 
Chapter 4: Identity
Self-Concept and Self Esteem

 
Self Esteem

 
Identity

 
Ethnic-Racial Identity

 
 
Chapter 5: Gender
Sex, Sex Differences, and Gender Typing

 
Influences on Gendered Behavior

 
Gender Identity

 
Transgender Adolescents

 
 
Chapter 6: Sexuality
Sexual Activity

 
Influences on Sexual Activity

 
Risky Sexual Activity and Problems

 
Sex Education

 
 
Chapter 7: Morality, Religion, and Values
Value Autonomy

 
Moral Development

 
Prosocial Development

 
Religiosity and Spirituality

 
Political Beliefs and Involvement

 
 
Chapter 8: Family Context
The Family System

 
Parent-Adolescent Relationships

 
Parenting Style

 
Attachment and Intimacy

 
Families and Family Transitions

 
 
Chapter 9: Peer Context
Friendship

 
Cliques and Crowds

 
Popular and Unpopular Adolescents

 
Peer Influence

 
Dating

 
 
Chapter 10: School and Work Contexts
Secondary Education

 
Achievement Motivation and Academic Achievement

 
Contextual Influences on Academic Achievement

 
Educating Adolescents with Special Learning Needs

 
Education and Work during Emerging Adulthood

 
 
Chapter 11: Media and Online Contexts
Theories of Media Influence

 
Media Use

 
Effects of Exposure to Adult Themes in Media

 
Social Media and Adolescent Development

 
Social Media and Adolescent Problems

 
Media Literacy

 
 
Part 4: Problems in Development
 
Chapter 12: Socioemotional and Behavioral Problems During Adolescence
Understanding Common Problems of Adolescence

 
Substance Use and Abuse

 
Delinquent and Antisocial Behavior

 
Depression, Suicide, and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI)

 
Resilience

 

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