Adolescent Portraits Identity, Relationships, and Challenges

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/27/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Adolescent Portraits is a compelling anthology of first-person accounts written by college students which illustrate the contemporary theories and research that surround adolescent development today. These real-life cases represent a fascinating, diverse cross-section of contemporary adolescence and cover a variety of issues, including family and peer relationships, eating disorders, self image, illness, and disabilities.

Table of Contents







Part 1: Identity

Part 2: Relationships

Part 3: Challenges




Part 1: Identity


Values and Ideology

            Case 1: Someday My Elders Will Be Proud

            Case 2: Things Began to Click

            Case 3: The Struggle of a Lifetime


The Self in Social Contexts

            Case 4: The Hatred Within

            Case 5: Una Muchacha Decente

            Case 6: What If I Don’t Want to Whistle?

            Case 7: In Search of My Voice



            Case 8: The Girl in Me

            Case 9: Falling for Someone


Part 2: Relationships



            Case 10: The Family I Have

            Case 11: Falling from My Pedestal

            Case 12: They Said I Was Beautiful



            Caser 13: Beyong the Euphoric Buzz

            Case 14: Holding My Breath

            Case 15: Color Blind


Part 3: Challenges


            Case 16: Bad

            Case 17: The Simple Beauty of a Conversation

            Case 18: Forever an Awkward Adolescent

                        Follow-Up: David: Thirteen Years Later

            Case 19: Proud of the Strength I Had

            Case 20: Seeking the Best of Both Worlds

                        Follow-Up: Phouk: Nine Years Later

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