Adolescents at school: perspectives on youth, identity, and education
Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG), 2003 - Psychology - 182 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
Review: Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and EducationUser 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
Why Identity Matters at School
Adolescent Development and the Potential of Schools
Model Minorities and Perpetual Foreigners
Who am I as a learner?
Growing Up in the Shadows
Who Wins and Who Loses?
The Impact of Disability on Adolescent Identity
From Understanding to Action
About the Contributors