Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-195) and index.
Setting the experiences of 8- to 18-year-olds within a practical framework, this book offers fresh perspectives for all adults who are concerned with older children and young people.
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part one: Making sense of growing up; 1. What is meant by growing up?; Growing up with in a particular culture; What is being 'grown up' in Britain?; Growing up and the law; Is growing up different now?; Young people' s views on growing up; 2. Development from childhood towards adulthood; Individual differences; Change and transition; Making sense of individual differences; The nature of development; Part two: Development of children and young people; 3 . Physical development; Physical skills and games; Physical activity and health.
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