Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education

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Michael Sadowski
Harvard Education Press, 2003 - Education - 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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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

Contents

Why Identity Matters at School
1
Adolescent Development and the Potential of Schools
7
Joaquins Dilemma
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