Elkind's classic on "hurried teens" condemns how society pushes adolescents to assume adult roles too soon. This thorough revision argues that new trends among teens--long work hours, rising violence, and pregnancies--make an even stronger case for protecting adolescents instead of pressuring them. "A valuable tour of adolescent thinking."--Ms. Previously annotated in January 1996 Advance.
|Publisher:||Da Capo Press|
About the Author
David Elkind, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at Tufts University and the author of a dozen books, including The Hurried Child and All Grown Up and No Place to Go. He lives outside of Boston and on Cape Cod.
Table of Contents
|Part 1 Needed: A Time to Grow||1||(108)|
|Part II Given: A Premature Adulthood||109||(78)|
|Part III Result: Stress and Its Aftermath||187||(79)|
|Appendix: Services for Troubled Teenagers||266||(2)|
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