1. Perspectives on Adolescence 2. Theoretical Foundations of Adolescent Development 3. The Biological Context of Development: Puberty 4. Cognitive Development: Processes and Transitions 5. Defining the Self: Identity and Intimacy 6. The Sexual Self 7. Adolescents in the Family: Changing Roles and Relationships 8. Adolescents and Their Friends 9. Adolescents in the Schools: Moving into High School 10. Work, Careers, and College 11. Facing the Future: Values in Transition 12. The Problems of Youth 13. Protective Factors in Adolescence: Meeting the Challenges and Making It Work 14. Studying Adolescence: Research Methods and IssuesNancy Cobb is the author of 'Adolescence: Continuity, Change, and Diversity', published 2000 under ISBN 9780767416870 and ISBN 0767416872.