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

B. Bradford Brown (Editor), Reed Larson (Editor), T. S. Saraswati (Editor)

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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.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages382
ISBN (Print)9780521809108, 9780521006057
StatePublished - Nov 2002


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