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Adjustment of Adolescents: Cross-Cultural Similarities and Differences (International Series in Social Psychology)

ADJUSTMENT OF ADOLESCENTS: CROSS-CULTURAL SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES (INTERNATIONAL SERIES IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY)

by: Scott, W. A.
Format: Paperback

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Product Description This book will make fascinating reading for anyone involved in the study of adolescence, or working with adolescents. The authors explore the transitions of school, family and personality in the contexts of family, friends and wider social factors. This exploration is based on original research carried out in Canberra, Winnipeg, Phoenix, Berlin, Hong Kong, Osaka and Taipei. The authors also provide valuable insights into the methodologies of cross-cultural study. The perspectives of this book make it an ideal resource for undergraduates and masters students undertaking a cross-cultural study, which is becoming a mandatory part of many degree courses. Review 'An interesting cross-cultural study.' - Zvi Laron, in Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism vol. 13 2000 'The apparent content of this book is exciting and the authors do raise many interesting methodological issues. readers will find inspiration from this text to enable them to develop the methodology and to avoid some of the difficulties documented here by Ruth and the late W.A. Scott.' - Helen Barrett, Birkbeck College, University of London in BPS Newsletter 2000

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Product Code: 9780415185332
ISBN: 0415185335
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1998-05-07
Number of Pages: 176 pages
Languages: english
Edition: No Information
Dimension: 6.06 x 0.63 x 8.98 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds