9780205331710

Adolescent Portraits : Identity, Relationships, and Challenges

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205331710

  • ISBN10:

    0205331718

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This unique case supplement includes 18 cases written by undergraduates or recent graduates representing a cultural and topically diverse perspective. These eighteen cases represent a fascinating cross-section of contemporary adolescence. The cases cover a variety of issues, including family and peer relationships, eating disorders, self image, and illness.

Table of Contents

Cases Categorized by Theme vii
Preface ix
Overview 1(6)
PART I IDENTITY 7(122)
Values and Ideology
The Struggle of a Lifetime
13(12)
Someday My Elders Will Be Proud
25(13)
The Chances of Getting Out
38(12)
Ethnicity
The Hatred Within
50(14)
Caught between Two Cultures
64(10)
Sexuality
Falling for Someone
74(12)
A Step in the Only Direction
86(30)
Being Young, Gay, and Ben: Reflections on Case 7 (Ritch C. Savin-Williams)
104(6)
Follow-Up Ben: Eight Years Later
110(6)
Loving Women
116(13)
PART II RELATIONSHIPS 129(120)
Families
Courting Danger
135(36)
Response to Melanie: Reflections on Case 9 (Carol Gilligan)
155(7)
Follow-Up Melanie: Ten Years Later
162(9)
Falling from My Pedestal
171(16)
At Least We Got One Right
187(23)
Follow-Up Brian: Three Years Later
203(7)
Peers
Beyond the Euphoric Buzz
210(14)
No ``Boring Little Friends''
224(11)
Love Me for Who I Am
235(14)
PART III CHALLENGES 249(63)
The Simple Beauty of a Conversation
255(14)
Pa Jam Decourajer
269(12)
Proud of the Strength I Had
281(9)
Seeking the Best of Both Worlds
290(22)
Differential Acculturation: Negotiating Two Different Worlds Reflections on Case 18 (Margaret Stephenson)
306(6)
Contributors 312(2)
Bibliography 314

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