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Adolescent diversity in ethnic, economic, and cultural contexts [electronic resource] /edited by Raymond Montemayor, Gerald R. Adams, Thomas P. Gullotta.

Contributor(s): Montemayor, Raymond | Adams, Gerald R, 1946- | Gullotta, Thomas P, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Advances in adolescent development: v. 10.Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 296 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452221939 (electronic bk.); 1452221936 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Teenagers -- United States -- Social conditions | Adolescence -- United States | Minority teenagers -- United States | Teenagers with social disabilities -- United States | Adolescents -- �Etats-Unis -- Conditions sociales | Adolescence -- �Etats-Unis | Adolescents issus des minorit�es -- �Etats-Unis | Adolescents handicap�es sociaux -- �Etats-Unis | Jugend | Wirtschaftliche Lage | Soziale Situation | Aufsatzsammlung | USA | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Teenagers | Adolescence | Minority teenagers | Teenagers -- Social conditions | Teenagers with social disabilities | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.235/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Paths to adulthood : adolescent diversity in contemporary America / Raymond Montemayor -- Competence among urban adolescents in poverty : multiple forms, contexts, and developmental processes / Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Edward Seidman -- Rural youth : ecological and life course perspectives / Lisa J. Crockett, Michael J. Shanahan, Julia Jackson-Newsom -- Growing up in Appalachia : ecological influences on adolescent development / Stephan M. Wilson, Gary W. Peterson -- Indian adolescence : opportunity and challenge / Fred Beauvais -- Healthy adjustment in Mexican-American and other Hispanic adolescents / Felipe Gonzales Castro, Gina R. Boyer, Hector G. Balcazar -- Asian-American adolescents : a research review to dispel the model minority myth / Frederick T. Leong, Ruth K. Chao, Erin E. Hardin -- Ecological correlates of the social and emotional adjustment of African-American adolescents / Ronald D. Taylor, Leanne Jacobson, Debra Roberts -- Conceptual and methodological issues in studying minority adolescents / Michael Cunningham, Margaret Beale Spencer -- The variety of adolescent experiences / Raymond Montemayor.
Summary: By summarising and integrating theory and research on adolescents from a diversity of backgrounds, this text presents a picture of these understudied and misunderstood adolescents by focusing on the positive, healthy development of minorities.
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Paths to adulthood : adolescent diversity in contemporary America / Raymond Montemayor -- Competence among urban adolescents in poverty : multiple forms, contexts, and developmental processes / Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Edward Seidman -- Rural youth : ecological and life course perspectives / Lisa J. Crockett, Michael J. Shanahan, Julia Jackson-Newsom -- Growing up in Appalachia : ecological influences on adolescent development / Stephan M. Wilson, Gary W. Peterson -- Indian adolescence : opportunity and challenge / Fred Beauvais -- Healthy adjustment in Mexican-American and other Hispanic adolescents / Felipe Gonzales Castro, Gina R. Boyer, Hector G. Balcazar -- Asian-American adolescents : a research review to dispel the model minority myth / Frederick T. Leong, Ruth K. Chao, Erin E. Hardin -- Ecological correlates of the social and emotional adjustment of African-American adolescents / Ronald D. Taylor, Leanne Jacobson, Debra Roberts -- Conceptual and methodological issues in studying minority adolescents / Michael Cunningham, Margaret Beale Spencer -- The variety of adolescent experiences / Raymond Montemayor.

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By summarising and integrating theory and research on adolescents from a diversity of backgrounds, this text presents a picture of these understudied and misunderstood adolescents by focusing on the positive, healthy development of minorities.

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