ERIC Number: EJ660311
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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The Public Image of Adolescents.
Scales, Peter C.
Society, v38 n4 p64-70 May-Jun 2001
The public image of adolescents tends to be very negative, and there is a disconnect between adults and youth. However, numerous examples of what is right with today's youth exist. Many communities are formally or informally involved in youth initiatives. Stresses the importance of adult involvement in adolescents' lives, noting social norms about children and youth, disadvantaged adolescents' development, and the need to promote accurate stories about adolescents. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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