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Adolescent Portraits : Identity, Relationships, and Challenges

Adolescent Portraits : Identity, Relationships, and Challenges - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205036233

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ISBN13: 978-0205036233
ISBN10: 0205036236
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No
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Adolescent Portraits : Identity, Relationships, and Challenges - 7TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205036233

Andrew C. Garrod

ISBN13: 978-0205036233
ISBN10: 0205036236
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Adolescent Portraits is a compelling anthology of first-person accounts written by college students which illustrate the contemporary theories and research that surround adolescent development today.

These real-life cases represent a fascinating, diverse cross-section of contemporary adolescence and cover a variety of issues, including family and peer relationships, eating disorders, self image, illness, and disabilities.

Table of Contents

Cases Categorized by Theme viii
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Overview 1
Identity 7
Values and Ideology
Someday My Elders Will Be Proud 15
Things Began to Click 28
The Struggle of a Lifetime 43
The Self in Social Contexts
The Hatred Within 55
Una Muchacha Decente 69
What If I Don't Want to Whistle? 84
In Search of My Voice 98
Sexuality
The Girl in Me 115
Falling for Someone 129
Relationships 141
Families
The Family I Have 146
Falling from My Pedestal 161
They Said I Was Beautiful 177
Peers
Beyond the Euphoric Buzz 189
Holding My Breath 203
Color-Blind 217
Challenges 229
Bad 237
The Simple Beauty of a Conversation 248
Forever an Awkward Adolescent 262
Follow-up David: Thirteen Years Later 272
Proud of the Strength I Had 278
Seeking the Best of Both Worlds 287
Follow-up Phuoc: Nine YearsLater 303
Contributors 311
Bibliography 313

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