Richard M. Lerner, Laurence Steinberg – Handbook of Adolescent PsychologyWiley ISBN: 9780471209485 1/16/2004 English 864 pages PDF 2 MB
The study of adolescence in the field of psychology has grown tremendously over the last two decades, necessitating a comprehensive and up-to-date revision of this seminal work. This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, Richard Lerner and Laurence Steinberg, and with contributions from the leading researchers, reflects the latest empirical work and growth in the field.
About the Author
Richard M. Lerner, Ph.D. is Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. He is the author or editor of many publications, including the Handbook of Psychology, Volume 6, Developmental Psychology, and Pathways to Positive Development about Diverse Youth. New Directions for Youth Development: Theory, Practice, and Research (Jossey-Bass). Dr. Lerner is also a past editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence.Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D. is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. He is currently Director of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundatio n Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice. He is Past-President of the Society for Research on Adolescence and is the author or editor of numerous books, including Adolescence, Sixth Edition.
Review from Amazon:
“Excellent resourse book for people working with adolescents. Comprehensive coverage of adolescent development, the influence of context on adolescence and major challenges young people face. Well written and researched, highly recommended.”