Joining Society: Social Interaction and Learning in Adolescence and Youth / Edition 1

Joining Society: Social Interaction and Learning in Adolescence and Youth / Edition 1

by Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521520428

ISBN-13: 9780521520423

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study addresses a timely and crucial topic, the socialization of today's youth, by asking such precise questions as--What are the young socialized for? Which skills, modes of thinking or action are required of them and what are their developmental values? All too often, socialization tends to be viewed within the confines of a particular geographical or cultural…  See more details below

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This study addresses a timely and crucial topic, the socialization of today's youth, by asking such precise questions as--What are the young socialized for? Which skills, modes of thinking or action are required of them and what are their developmental values? All too often, socialization tends to be viewed within the confines of a particular geographical or cultural situation. The multi-national contributors bring an international perspective to the problem of socialization in work and adult life by emphasizing common issues facing youth around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521520423
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Jacobs Foundation Series on Adolescence Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Foreword
Preface
1Thinking Spaces of the Young3
2Prospects for Youth in Postindustrial Societies11
3Overview of the Volume26
4Risks, Rules, and Roles: Youth Perspectives on the Work of Learning for Community Development41
5Youth Between Integration and Disaffiliation in French Cities71
6A New Identity, A New Lifestyle86
7Becoming a Member by Following the Rules109
8Learning and Thinking in Adolescence and Youth: How to Inhabit New Provinces of Meaning119
9From the Provinces of Meaning to the Capital of a Good Self: Some Reflections on Learning and Thinking in the Process of Growing Adult in Society141
10Preapprenticeship: A Transitional Space153
11From Learning Lessons to Living Knowledge: Instructional Discourse and Life Experiences of Youth in Complex Society177
12Practice and Discourse as the Intersection of Individual and Social in Human Development192
13Talking Matters: Studying the Use of Interdependencies of Individual and Collective Action in Youthful Learning204
14Young People's Use of Information and Communication Technologies: The Role of Sociocultural Abilities216
15Thinking with Others: The Social Dimension of Leaning in Families and Schools227
16The Role of Discourse in the Transformation of Parent-Adolescent Relationships241
17Interactive Minds: A Paradigm from Life Span Psychology252
18Thinking "Youth," Thinking "School": Social Representations and Fieldwork in Educational Research259
19Joining Society in Europe: Convergence of Sustainability of National Specificities267
20The School-to-Work Transition: Problems and Indicators286
21To Be Young in Yugoslavia: Life After a Social Chernobyl300
22Youth and Unions in North America's Service Society308
23Joining Society: With What Certainty?318
Index329

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