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2.62 of 5 stars 2.62  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Adolescence," by Ian McMahan, combines rigorous, scientific coverage of adolescent development research with a scholarly yet enjoyable narrative style that is rarely found in textbooks. The table of contents follows an ecological systems framework to show how individual teens both affect and are affected by their families, peers, schools, and society. "Adolescence" also em ...more
Paperback, 583 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Allyn & Bacon
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Difficult to read and follow, but it had some good information tucked away inside its paragraphs. The online testing system correlated with this book asked some really odd or unrelated questions most of the time. In short, look elsewhere if you want to learn about adolescent psychology.

Not my first choice of book for Adolescent Psychology.
Wow, what a frightfully boring book. As text books go, if you are more that 10 years past adolescence this will not hold any new information. However, there are a few nuggets of wisdom here and there.
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