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Journal of Research on Adolescence: Decade in Review

Stephen T. Russell (Editor), Noel A. Card (Editor), Elizabeth Susman (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4443-3953-6
200 pages
March 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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The book, a special issue of the Journal of Research on Adolescence, includes a number of invited contributions by international leaders in the interdisciplinary field of adolescence development. Each paper is intended to review a major subfield of study within the interdisciplinary field of adolescence studies. Each article reviews scientific and scholarly research published during the first decade of the 21st century (2000-2010). Authors were asked to consider contributions from multiple disciplines, and to review important and influential theoretical methodological innovations, and key empirical findings with attention to diversity in representations and populations of adolescents.

The Decade in Review issue has the potential for becoming a signature contribution of JRA. As such, the Decade in Review will further establish JRA as the premier journal in the field, and will be an anchor for the journal's impact factor. With a diverse set of topics and contributors, the issue could attract a national and international new readership to the journal and potential membership for the Society. Established scholars and undergraduate and graduate students will cite the papers in their scholarly work in the next decade and beyond.

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Introduction: A Decade Review of Research on Adolescence (Stephen T. Russell, Noel A. Card and Elizabeth J. Susman).

Child Maltreatment and Adolescent Development (Penelope K. Trickett, Sonya Negriff, Juye Ji and Melissa Peckins).

Braking and Accelerating of the Adolescent Brain (BJ Casey, Rebecca M. Jones, and Leah H. Somerville).

Developmental Pathways in Juvenile Externalizing and Internalizing Problems (Rolf Loeber and Jeffrey D. Burke).

Racial and Ethnic Differences: Socio-Cultural and Contextual Explanations (Ruth K. Chao and Michiko Otsuki-Clutter).

Gender and Adolescent Development (David G. Perry and Rachel E. Pauletti).

The Study of Adolescent Identity Formation 2000 – 2010: A Review of Longitudinal Research (Wim Meeus).

Older and Newer Media: Patterns of Use and Effects on Adolescents’ Health and Wellbeing (Jane Brown).

Neighborhood Poverty and Adolescent Development (Velma McBride Murry, Cady Berkel, Noni K. Gaylord-Harden, Nikeea Copeland, and Linder Maury Nation).

Etiology, Treatment and Prevention of Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence: A Decade in Review (Donna Spruijt-Metz).

Parenting and Peer Relationships: Reinvigorating Research on Family-Peer Linkages in Adolescence (B. Bradford Brown and Jeremy P. Bakken).

Beyond Homophily:  A Decade of Advances in Understanding Peer Influence Processes (Whitney A. Brechwald and Mitchell J. Prinstein).

Puberty and Its Measurement: A Decade in Review (Lorah D. Dorn and Frank M. Biro).

Coping With Relationship Stressors: A Decade Review (Inge Seiffge-Krenke).

Judgment and Decision Making in Adolescence (Dustin Albert and Laurence Steinberg).

Schools as Developmental Contexts during Adolescence (Jacquelynne S. Eccles and Robert W. Roeser).

Normative sexuality development in adolescence: A decade in review 2000-2009 (Deborah L. Tolman and Sara I. McClelland).

Research on Adolescent Sexual Orientation: Development, health Disparities, Stigma and Resilience (Elizabeth M. Saewyc).

Brief Reviews.

Insights on Adolescence from A Life Course Perspective (Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Robert Crosnoe, and Glen H. Elder, Jr.).

Contributions of Anthropology to the Study of Adolescence (Alice Schlegel).

A Consumer Way of Thinking: Linking Consumer Socialization and Consumption Motivation Perspectives to Adolescent Development (Soyeon Shim, Joyce Serido, and Bonnie L. Barber).

Welcome to our world: Bridging youth development research in non-profit and academic communities (M. Deborah Bialeschki and Michael Conn).

The Evolution of Adolescence and the Adolescence of Evolution:  The Coming of Age of Humans and the Theory about the Forces that Made Them (Patricia H. Hawley).

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Stephen T. Russell is Professor and Fitch Nesbitt Endowed Chair in Family and Consumer Sciences in the John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona, and Director of the Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth, and Families. Stephen conducts research on adolescent pregnancy and parenting, cultural influences on parent-adolescent relationships, and the health and development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. He is President-Elect of the Society for Research on Adolescence.

Noel A. Card, Ph.D. is an associate professor in Family Studies and Human Development at the University of Arizona. His interests are in both social development and quantitative methods, and especially at the interface of these two disciplines. His substantive research is in social development, especially peer relations and aggressive behavior during childhood and adolescence.

Elizabeth J. Susman is the Jean Phillips Shibley Professor of Biobehavioral Health in the Department of Biobehavioral Health at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Susman’s research program integrates biological and psychological development in children and youth. Specifically, it focuses on the psychobiology of puberty, stress and antisocial behavior. She is Past President of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) and tthe recipient of the John P Hill Award for excellence in research on adolescence. She was co-editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence and has been a consulting editor for numerous scientific journals and has been a member of multiple government peer review and policy groups. She is currently a member of the National Academies of Science, Committee on the Science of Adolescence and is a member of the Governing Council of the Society for Research on Child Development.

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