Adolescents at School Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education
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Description: As any teacher or parent knows, adolescence is a time when youth grapple with the question, "Who am I?" Issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and ability can complicate this question for young people, affecting their schoolwork and their relationships with teachers, family, and peers.
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Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG)
Publication date: 6/1/2003
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Introduction: Why Identity Matters at School||p. 1|
|Identity and Possibility: Adolescent Development and the Potential of Schools||p. 7|
|"Joaquin's Dilemma": Understanding the Link between Racial Identity and School-Related Behaviors||p. 19|
|Listening to Minority Students: One District's Approach to Closing the Achievement Gap||p. 31|
|Commentary: Opening the Dialogue about Race at School||p. 36|
|Model Minorities and Perpetual Foreigners: the Impact of Stereotyping on Asian American Students||p. 41|
|"Desde entonces, soy Chicana:" A Mexican Immigrant Student Resists Subtractive Schooling||p. 50|
|"Who am I as a learner?" : Would Girls and Boys Tend to Answer Differently?||p. 55|
|Writing Their Way Through: Adolescent Girls and Note Writing||p. 64|
|"I am not insane; I am angry": Adolescent Masculinity, Homophobia, and Violence||p. 69|
|Male Adolescent Identity and the Roots of Aggression: A Conversation with James Garbarino||p. 79|
|Growing Up in the Shadows: School and the Identity Development of Sexual Minority Youth||p. 85|
|Why Use That Word? Adolescents and Queer Identity||p. 102|
|Who Wins and Who Loses?: Social Class and Student Identities||p. 107|
|Class and Identity in a Socioeconomically Diverse High School: A Discussion with Elaine Bessette, Joan Lowe, and Bill Quinn||p. 122|
|The Impact of Disability on Adolescent Identity||p. 127|
|Making Their Own Way: The Perspectives of Three Young People with Disabilities||p. 140|
|Beyond Categories: The Complex Identities of Adolescents||p. 145|
|Afterword: From Understanding to Action||p. 163|
|About the Contributors||p. 169|
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