For undergraduate courses in Adolescent Development. The first NEW text for courses in Adolescent Development in years! This text introduces the field of Adolescent Development using a timely interdisciplinary perspective and emphasizes the strong role that cultureboth within the United States and around the worldplays on the development of individuals during Adolescence. This text also introduces the notion of emerging adulthood and examines the period of change and exploration that happens between the ages of 18-25an age period which has received little focus until now. Incorporating many first person accounts from adolescents across cultures; Thinking Critically questions; a full color presentation; Historical Focus, Research Focus and Cultural Focus features; and rich end of chapter pedagogy offers students a rich and timely introduction to Adolescent Development.Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen is the author of 'Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood A Cultural Approach' with ISBN 9780130894441 and ISBN 0130894443.