Features and Benefits
Personal Applications- Thought Questions at the end of each chapter are designed to bring out student attitudes, feelings, and responses, encouraging them to reflect on their own adolescent years, and react in a critical way to the issues discussed.
Culturally Diverse- A wide variety of ethnic, racial and cultural groups are discussed, reflecting the diversity of the adolescent population.
Multidimensional- This text examines and integrates all facets of adolescent development, including physical, social, ethnic, sexual, and economic.
Contemporary and Comprehensive Coverage- As comprehensive as possible within the confines of one text, this text discusses the adolescent within the context of 21st-century society. Discussions are substantiated with over 2,000 citations, most of which are original research studies.