ERIC Number: EJ632124
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Five Images of Maturity in Adolescence: What Does "Grown Up" Mean?
Tilton-Weaver, Lauree C.; Vitunski, Erin T.; Galambos, Nancy L.
Journal of Adolescence, v24 n2 p143-58 Apr 2001
Focused on subjective meanings of maturity in younger (6th grade) and older (9th grade) adolescents. Qualitative analysis revealed five images of maturity portrayed by adolescents: balanced maturity; privileges; responsibility; power and status; and physical development. There were some gender and age differences in frequencies of these images. (BF)
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