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Becoming Adult

How Teenagers Prepare For The World Of Work

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780786722761

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: August 1st 2008

Genre: Nonfiction / Education

PAGE COUNT: 320

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How do young people envision their occupational futures? What do teenagers feel about their schooling and after-school work, and how do these experiences affect their passage to adult work? These are the questions that psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and sociologist Barbara Schneider posed in their five-year study of adolescents. The results provide an unprecedented window on society’s future through which we can glimpse how today’s youth are preparing themselves for the lives they will lead in the decades to come.

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