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Jessor, Richard

Problem Behavior Theory and the Social Context

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Volume
Richard Jessor

Part I. Problem Behavior Theory and the Social Context of Disadvantage

2. “Making It” Among At-Risk Youth: The Role of the Social Context
Richard Jessor

3. Problem Behavior Theory and Success Despite Disadvantage
Richard Jessor, Mark S. Turbin, Frances M. Costa

4. Social Context Protection and Risk in Adolescent Behavior and Development
Frances M. Costa, Richard Jessor, Mark S. Turbin, Qi Dong, Hongchuan Zhang, Changhai Wang

5. Neighborhood Variation and Successful Adolescent Development
Richard Jessor

6. Problem Behavior Theory and Adolescent Problem Behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa
Robert P. Ndugwa, Caroline W. Kabiru, John Cleland, Donatien Beguy, Thaddeus Egondi, Eliya M. Zulu, Richard Jessor

7. Successful Adolescence in the Slums of Nairobi, Kenya
Caroline W. Kabiru, Donatien Beguy, Robert P. Ndugwa, Eliya M. Zulu, Richard Jessor

8. Problem Behavior Theory and the Transition to Adulthood in the Slums of Nairobi, Kenya
Thaddaeus Egondi, Caroline Kabiru, Donatien Beguy, Kanyiva Muindi, Richard Jessor

Part II. Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Engaging the Social Context

9. The Perceived Environment as Social Context
Richard Jessor, Shirley L. Jessor

10. The Perceived Environment and the Psychological Situation
Richard Jessor

11. Engaging Subjectivity in Understanding Individual Differences
Richard Jessor

12. Explaining Behavior and Development in the Language of Psychology
Richard Jessor

13. The Perceived Environment in Personality Variation
Richard Jessor

14. Continuity in Psychosocial Change from Adolescence to Young Adulthood
Richard Jessor

15. Restoring Context and Meaning in Social Inquiry: The Reach of Qualitative Methods
Richard Jessor

16. The Transdisciplinary Nature of Contemporary Behavioral Science
Richard Jessor

17. The Cross-National Generality of Theoretical Explanation
Richard Jessor

Keywords: Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Criminal Justice, Public Health

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advancing Responsible Adolescent Development
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319578859
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-57884-2

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