Adolescents at school: perspectives on youth, identity, and education

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Michael Sadowski
Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG), 2003 - Psychology - 182 pages
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Sixteen educators and education writers grapple with the wide range of variables that kids experience as they move through adolescence. The contributors present perspectives on how issues such as race, gender, class, and ability interact with and affect adolescent development, supported by research, testimonials, and personal experiences. Sadowski introduces the topic in "Why Identity Matters in ... More School" and draws some conclusions in "From Understanding to Action."

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User Review  - dmcolon - LibraryThing

I found this book to be a pretty insightful examination of adolescent culture. The passage on Asian students was especially interesting. Its discussion of Asians as the "model minorities" and all the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kara Jones - Goodreads

YUCK! A bunch of PC garbage!!! 250 pages of yada yada yada. I am so glad it is over! I really hope I get a reasonable buy back on this book. Did I mention I didn't really enjoy this book??? Read full review

Contents

Why Identity Matters at School
1
Adolescent Development and the Potential of Schools
7
Joaquins Dilemma
19
Model Minorities and Perpetual Foreigners
41
Who am I as a learner?
55
Growing Up in the Shadows
85
Who Wins and Who Loses?
107
The Impact of Disability on Adolescent Identity
127
Beyond Categories
145
From Understanding to Action
163
About the Contributors
169
Index
175
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