This book summarizes and integrates theory and research on adolescents from a diversity of ethnic, economic, and geographic contexts. The book aims to present a more balanced picture of these understudied and misunderstood adolescents by focusing on positive, healthy development.
Parent-Adolescent Relations, Ohio State University. Personality and Social Development, University of Guelph. Prevention, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, New London, CT.
Paths to Adulthood - R Montemayor Adolescent Diversity in Contemporary America Competence among Urban Adolescents in Poverty - H Yoshikawa and E Seidman Multiple Forms, Contexts and Developmental Processes Rural Youth - L Crockett, M Shanahan and J Jackson-Newsom Ecological and Life Course Perspectives Growing Up in Appalachia - S Wilson and G Peterson Ecological Influences on Adolescent Development Indian Adolescence - F Beauvais Opportunity and Challenge Healthy Adjustment in Mexican American and Other Hispanic Adolescents - F Castro, G Boyer and H Balcazar Asian American Adolescents - F Leong, R Chato and E Hardin A Research Review to Dispel the Model Minority Myth Ecological Correlates of the Social and Emotional Adjustment of African American Adolescents - R Taylor, L Jacobsen and D Roberts Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Studying Minority Adolescents - M Cunningham and M Beale Spencer The Variety of Adolescent Experiences - R Montemayor