Adolescence 11th Edition by Laurence Steinberg
In this eleventh edition of Adolescence Laurence Steinberg continues to utilize an effective combination of a friendly writing style thorough research and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The text’s careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together to be covered in sequence or to stand alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a way that enables students to see how the adolescent experience is shaped by class and culture. The strong pedagogical framework helps students organize and integrate material. Thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development Adolescence is based on solid research and theory yet it has a distinctively “real world” feel that emphasizes the reality of being an adolescent in today’s society.
More about the author
Laurence Steinberg , Ph.D., is the Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Temple University. A nationally recognized expert on parent-child relations and psychological development during adolescence, Dr. Steinberg is the author of more than 400 articles and essays on growth and development during the teenage years, and the author or editor of 17 books. Dr. Steinberg has been a guest on numerous television programs, including Today, The CBS Early Show, Good Morning America, 20/20, Dateline, 48 Hours, Donahue, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. He is a frequent consultant on child and adolescent development for print and electronic media, including The New York Times and National Public Radio. Visit www.laurencesteinberg.com for more information.
His newest book is AGE OF OPPORTUNITY: LESSONS FROM THE NEW SCIENCE OF ADOLESCENCE.
Dr. Steinberg is available for speaking and workshops on child and adolescent development and family relationships. Presentations can be customized to suit the needs of the audience and sponsor. He may be contacted by e-mail, at [email protected]