Paylor, Ian (2012) Review of ‘The Nature of Adolescence’ (4th Edition) by Coleman, J. British Journal of Social Work, 42 (1). pp. 189-190. ISSN 0045-3102Full text not available from this repository.
It is quite daunting being asked to review a text, now in its fourth edition, that has been around for the entirety of my academic career—the first edition appeared in 1980. I imagine that most people working with young people or teaching in this area will have come across one or other of the previous editions and will possibly believe that they are very familiar with the material that John Coleman explores in this particular textbook. If that is the case, then the obvious question is why the reader should invest in this new version. I think there is a strong case for doing so. Those of you familiar with the previous edition (Coleman and Hendry, 1999) will be surprised by the extent of the changes in this edition.
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Social Work|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Applied Social Science|
|Deposited On:||21 May 2012 14:58|
|Last Modified:||24 Aug 2016 00:01|
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