The World's Youth: Adolescence in Eight Regions of the Globe

Synopsis

The life stage of adolescence now occurs in most corners of the world, but it takes different forms in different regions. Scholars from eight regions of the world describe the distinct nature of adolescence, drawing on research to address standard topics regarding this age and show how it has a different effect across societies. As a whole, the book depicts how rapid global change is dramatically altering the experience of the adolescent transition, creating new opportunities and challenges for adolescents, parents, teachers, and professionals.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • B. Bradford Brown
  • Reed W. Larson
  • Elizabeth Fussell
  • Margaret E. Greene
  • A. Bame Nsamenang
  • B. Bradford Brown
  • Reed W. Larson
  • Elizabeth Fussell
  • Margaret E. Greene
  • A. Bame Nsamenang
  • Suman Verma
  • T. S. Saraswathi
  • Harold W. Stevenson
  • Akane Zusho
  • Madelene Santa Maria
  • Marilyn Booth
  • Anna Stetsenko
  • Carlos Welti
  • Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2002