Siblings in Adolescence : Emerging individuals, lasting bonds
The book presents a multi-faceted dynamic view of the adolescent sibling relationship, drawing on perspectives from sociological, psychological, and ecological and systems science. It introduces a novel theoretical perspective which covers sibling dynamics across various key environments such as their families, communities, and cultures. Parents and siblings will also find useful coverage of the following issues:
school and life transitions
health, illness, and disability
diverse family experiences.
Siblings in Adolescence will be indispensable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying human development, and will supplement postgraduate courses for teachers, counsellors, and social, youth, and health workers. It will also be required reading for all those who work and do research with families and young people.
- Paperback | 188 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
- 17 Dec 2014
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Psychology Press Ltd
- Hove, United Kingdom
- 5 Line drawings, black and white; 5 Illustrations, black and white
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`In spite of their daily presence in the social lives of most adolescents, siblings are often overlooked in developmental research.ã This comprehensive and clearly presented book points to the complex ways that siblings contribute to adolescent development and to the challenges of studying this important interpersonal relationship.'- William M. Bukowski, Concordia University, Canada
`Ittel and Sisler offer an impressive account of the adolescent sibling relationship. They draw on international research utilizing a diverse array of methodologies and theories within the social sciences and across related fields. This comprehensive volume will be a critical addition to the libraries of advanced developmental psychology students, researchers, and advocates outside of academia.' - Kristin Anderson, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
`A much-needed, unique, and comprehensive book detailing the latest research and theories on sibling relationships in adolescence. This book will be an excellent resource for family researchers, practitioners, and those interested in key findings regarding the important role of siblings in adolescents' lives.' - Linda Juang, University of Potsdam, Germany
About Angela Ittel
Angela Ittel is Professor of Educational Psychology at the Institute of Education at the Technische Universitat Berlin (TUB), Germany. Dr. Ittel's research focuses on gender and cultural factors in education as well as familial and school-based contexts for development.