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ERIC Number: EJ540303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-2004
Past, Present, and Future Conceptions of Adolescence.
Lesko, Nancy
Educational Theory, v46 n4 p453-72 Fall 1996
This paper examines historical and future conceptions of adolescence, focusing on how colonialism and its racist underpinnings helped produce turn-of-the-century scientific knowledge about adolescence, using critiques of colonialist discourse to examine the persistence of the youth-as-primitive view, and discussing three dimensions of knowledge about adolescents. (SM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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