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

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

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

Publisher: Harvard Education Press

ISBN: 1891792946


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

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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.

This new edition of Adolescents at School builds and expands the strengths and insights of the much-acclaimed first edition. Drawing from the perspectives of teachers, researchers, and administrators—and adolescents themselves—it examines the complex, changing identities young people manage while they confront the challenges of schools.

A uniquely practical, insightful, and jargon-free volume, Adolescents at School points to ways to foster the success of every student in our schools and classrooms.