Act Your Age!: A Cultural Construction of Adolescence

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Psychology Press, 2001 - 260 من الصفحات
Act Your Ageexamines and questions our tendency to label our youths as both endangered and dangerous creatures. Lesko analyzes both historical and present social and political factors that produce the presumed "natural adolescent." She also examines the concerns of nationalism, sexuality, and social order in terms of how they are projected onto the definitions of adolescents in the media, in schools, and in the home.
 

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Right at the start of this trenchant analysis of the ways in which 20th century US culture has constructed adolescence, Lesko situates her work within a postmodern discursive theoretical framework ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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Up and Down the Great Chain of Being
19
Romancing and Administering Youth
49
Back to the Future
91
Model Middle Schools Recirculate FindeSiècle Ideas
109
Before Their Time
135
Our GuysGood Guys 119
149
When the Romance Is Gone Youth Development
171
Cutting Free from the Great Chain of Being
189
References
223
Author Index 21 5
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