Joining Society: Social Interaction and Learning in Adolescence and Youth

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-11-17
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Sheds new light on the processes of socialization on today's youth.

Table of Contents

Part I. Youth-Constructed Socialization: 1. Risks, rules, and roles: youth perspective on the work of learning for community development Shirley Brice Heath
2. Youth between integration and disaffiliation in French cities Laurence Roulleau-Berger
3. A new industry, a new lifestyle Karsten Hundeide
4. Becoming a member by following the rules Alain Coulon
Part II. Personal Agency through Collective Activity: 5. Learning and thinking in adolescence and youth: how to inhabit new provinces of meaning Felice Carugati
6. From the provinces of meaning to the capital of a good self: some reflections on learning and thinking in the process of growing adult in society John Rijsman
7. Preapprenticeship: a transitional space Tania Zittoun
Part III. Learning in Practice and Discourse: 8. From learning lessons to living knowledge: instructional discourse and life experiences of youth in complex society Roger Sä
9. Practice and discourse as the intersection of individual and social in human development Jonathan Tudge
10. Talking matters: using interdependencies of individual and collective action in youthful learning David Middleton
11. Young people's use of information and communication technologies: the role of sociocultural abilities Jacques Perriault
Part IV. Intergenerational Sites for Thinking: 12. Thinking with others: the social dimension of learning in families and schools Clotilde Pontecorvo
13. The role of discourse in the transformation of parent-adolescent relationships Manfred Hofer
14. Interactive minds: a paradigm from lifespan psychology Ursula M. Staudinger
15. Thinking 'youth', thinking 'school': social representations and field work in educational research Claude Albert Kaiser
Part V. Pathways to Adulthood in national Context: 16. Joining society in Europe: convergence or sustainability of national specificities Annie Fouquet
17. The school-to-work transition: problems and indicators Paul Ryan
18. To be young in Yugoslavia: living after a social Chernobyl Dragan Popadic
19. Youth and unions in North America's service society Stuart Tannock
20. Joining society: with what certainty? Saul Menghnagi.

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