Nancy Cobb's highly acclaimed Adolescence text is distinguished by its excellent coverage of gender, ethnicity, and identity, and for its treatment of differences between early and late adolescence. Praised for its clear and engaging writing style, this text provides an up-to-date and thorough review of current adolescence research and theory. Research Focus boxes in each chapter, together with a separate research chapter, provide comprehensive coverage of developmental research methods. Additionally, In More Depth boxes on topics of special interest to students extend the coverage of each chapter. The Sixth Edition includes new and updated sections on health and well-being, the impact of poverty on adolescent development, coping with divorce, adolescents' use of the internet, and much more!