International Perspectives on Adolescence

Edited by:
Tim Urdan, Santa Clara University
Frank Pajares, Emory University

A volume in the series: Adolescence and Education. Editor(s): Ben Kirshner, University of Colorado School of Education.

Published 2003

CONTENTS
Foreword, Frank Pajares and Tim Urdan. The Education of Persons in Multicultural Canada, Jack Martin, Jeff Sugarman, and Sarah Hickinbottom. Educating Adolescents in Australia: Motivation and the Middle School Years, Dennis M. McInerney, Katrina Simpson, and Martin Dowson. Cognitive Style and School Performance in Adolescents: A UK Perspective, Richard J. Riding. The Long Transition to Adulthood: An Italian View, Gian Vittorio Caprara, Eugenia Scabini, and Giovanni B. Sgritta. Adolescence in Dutch Culture: A Self-Regulation Perspective, Monique Boekaerts. Tools for Life-Long Learning: The Growing Emphasis on Learning-to-Learn Competencies and ICT in Adolescent Education in Finland, Markku Niemivirta and Sanna Järvelä. Dialectic Contradictions in the Experiences of Israeli Jewish Adolescents: Efficacy and Stress, Closeness and Friction, and Conformity and Noncompliance, Ofra Mayseless and Gavriel Salomon. Adolescents' Self-Image in Lebanon: Implications for Education, Huda Ayyash-Abdo. Career Education and Development of Adolescents in Argentina, Edgardo R. Perez and Maria C. Osuna. Adolescence and Education: Contemporary Trends in Brazilian Research, Jose A. Bzuneck and Evely Boruchovitch. High School Education in Peru: Perspectives from the Third World, Juana Pinzas. Youth Identity and Education in Post- Apartheid South Africa, Crain Soudien and Joy Alexander. Adolescent Education in Hong Kong and Mainland China: Effects of Culture and Context of Learning on Chinese Adolescents, Farideh Salili, Hui Zhou, and Rumjahn Hoosain. Characteristics and Problems for the Development of Adolescents in Taiwan, Der-Hsiang Huang. Choices, Evaluations, and Opportunities for Success: Academic Motivation of Korean Adolescents, Mimi Bong. Education of Adolescents in India: Context and Constraints, T. S. Saraswathi, Nandini Manjrekar, and Prarthana Pant. Adolescents' Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulated Learning Practices in Science: A Malaysian Case Study, Heng-Loke Siow and Mary Siew-Lian Wong.