Resource: Beyond Appearance: A New Look at Adolescent Girls
Website: Beyond Appearance: A New Look at Adolescent Girls
Author: Johnson, N., Roberts, M. & Worell, J.
ISBN: 1557986851
Publisher: American Psychological Association
URL: http://books.apa.org/books.cfm?id=4318871
Year: 2001
Description: This book, written by Norine Johnson, Michael Roberts and Judith Worrell, takes a scientific approach to research the culture of teenage girls. The book discusses gender roles, body image, family/peer relationships, sexual decision making, and experiences that impact and shape teenage girls and society.

Comments: Contributed by: on 6/29/2005
Chapters of this book provide up-to-date information on topics such as eating disorders, teen pregnancy, resilience, gender influences on adolescent development, and the important role of relational context in all adolescent girls' relationships. This well-organized and comprehensive reference work belongs on the bookshelves of psychologists, sociologists, and educators dealing with adolescent girls. Parents seeking scholarly knowledge and understanding of the many issues facing the adolescent girl of today would also benefit from reading this book.

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