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Adolescents, Families, and Social Development (2010)

English | ISBN: 1444332503 | 2010 | 336 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

This book provides an in-depth examination of adolescents’ social development in the context of the family.
Grounded in social domain theory, the book draws on the author’s research over the past 25 years
Draws from the results of in-depth interviews with more than 700 families
Explores adolescent-parent relationships among ethnic majority and minority youth in the United States, as well as research with adolescents in Hong Kong and China
Discusses extensive research on disclosure and secrecy during adolescence, parenting, autonomy, and moral development
Considers both popular sources such as movies and public surveys, as well as scholarly sources drawn from anthropology, history, sociology, social psychology, and developmental psychology
Explores how different strands of development, including autonomy, rights and justice, and society and social convention, become integrated and coordinated in adolescence