Considers adolescence in broad terms, as " a dynamic of social construction". This volume examines the changes in various social contexts in which teenagers live - family, school, community institutions, peer groups and workplace - and shows how these factors can significantly alter the progress of social and cognitive developmental tasks.
The National Society for the Study of Education Board of Directors of the Society, 1997-98; Contributors to the Yearbook Acknowledgments Editor's Preface Ch. I: Stress and Resilience in Adolescence: An Evolutionary Perspective Mibaly Csikszentmibalyi, Jennifer Schmidt. Ch. II: Identity Formation in Adolescence Dena Phillips Swanson, Margaret Beale Spencer, Anne Petersen. Ch. III: Growing up Female Ellen B. Kimmel, Tricia Rudolph. Ch. IV: Adolescent Sons and Daughters of Immigrants: How Schools can Respond Margarita Calderon Ch. V: How Secondary Schools Contribute to Academic Success Fred M. Newmann Ch. VI: Learning Contexts Beyond the Classroom: Extracurricular Activities, Community Organizations, and Peer Groups B. Bradford Brown, Wendy Theobald. Ch. VII: Social Institutions Serving Adolescents Chandra Muller, Michelle Frisco. Ch. VIII: Working: Perceptions and Experiences of American Teenagers Charles Bidwell, Barbara Schneider, Kathryn Borman. Ch. IX: Adolescent Part-Time Work and Educational Achievement Jeylan T. Mortimer, Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson. Ch. X: Making the Transition from High School: Recent Trends and Policies David Lee Stevenson, Julie Kochanek, Barbara Schneider. Name Index Subject Index Information About Membership in the Society Publications of the Society