Chapter 6. Three Perspectives on Gender Differences in Adolescent Sexual Development

  1. Rutger C. M. E. Engels2,
  2. Margaret Kerr3 and
  3. Håkan Stattin3
  1. Roy F. Baumeister and
  2. Ginnette C. Blackhart

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713211.ch6

Friends, Lovers and Groups: Key Relationships in Adolescence

Friends, Lovers and Groups: Key Relationships in Adolescence

How to Cite

Baumeister, R. F. and Blackhart, G. C. (2006) Three Perspectives on Gender Differences in Adolescent Sexual Development, in Friends, Lovers and Groups: Key Relationships in Adolescence (eds R. C. M. E. Engels, M. Kerr and H. Stattin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713211.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Örebro University, Sweden

Author Information

  1. Florida State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018859

Online ISBN: 9780470713211

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Keywords:

  • adolescence;
  • sexual development;
  • heterosexual interactions;
  • sexually active member;
  • modern culture

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Erotic Plasticity

  • Strength of Sex Drive

  • Sexual Economics

  • Implications for Adolescent Development

  • References