8th Edition

Adolescent Portraits
Identity and Challenges

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ISBN 9780367757021
July 15, 2021 Forthcoming by Psychology Press
416 Pages

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Book Description

Adolescent Portraits illustrates the contemporary theories and research that surround adolescent development today through 18 first-person accounts written by young adults. These real-life cases represent an extremely rich and penetrating way to examine the adolescent moment. Also included is a table that categorizes each case by theme. This new edition features 3 follow-ups in which the author reflects on the changes of interests and values over an extended time period. Designed to complement any adolescent development text, this text is an essential resource for any student interested in the adolescent experience.

Table of Contents

Part I: Identity Case 1: Why Didn’t You Teach Me? Case 2: The Hatred Within Case 3: Good Hair Case 4: Little Women From Lame Deer Case 5: Looking Into the Sun Case 6: A Latinidad I Cannot, Will Not Hide Follow-Up: Five Years Later Case 7: The Devils Within Case 8: In My World 1+1=3 Case 9: In Search of a Sangam Part II: Challenges Case 10: Is This My Life? Case 11: I Walk in Beauty Case 12: An Unpredictable Journey Case 13: Forever an Awkward Adolescent Follow-Up: Thirteen Years Later Case 14: Quest for Peace Case 15: Seeking the Best of Both Worlds Case 16: Figuring Out My Life Case 17: Holding My Breath Follow-Up: Five Years Later Case 18: Multihued

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Andrew C. Garrod is Professor Emeritus of Education at Dartmouth College.

Robert Kilkenny is Executive Director of the Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention (AIP) and Principal Investigator of the Center for Trauma Care in Schools.