Act Your Age!

Act Your Age! : A Cultural Construction of Adolescence

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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23.88mm | 454g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 35 Illustrations, color
  • 0415928338
  • 9780415928335

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Up and Down the Great Chain of Being: Progress and Degeneration in Children, Race and Nation 2.Making Adolescence at the Turn of the Century: Romancing and Administering Youth 3.Back to the Future: Contemporay Model Middle Schools Recirulate fin de siecle Ideas 4. Time Matters in Adolescence 5. 'Before Theit Time': Teenage Mothers Violate the Order of Proper Development 6. Our Guys/Good Guys: Playing With High School:Athletic Privilege and Power 7. When the Romance is Gone: Youth Development in New Times 8.Cutting Free From the Great Chain of Being: Towards Untimely Teenagers
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