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Re/Constructing «the Adolescent»

Sign, Symbol, and Body


Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur and Lisa Patel Stevens

Contents: William Ayers: Introduction – Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur: Naturalised, Restricted, Packaged, and Sold: Reifying the Fictions of «Adolescent» and «Adolescence» – Johanna Wyn: What Is Happening to «Adolescence»? Growing Up in Changing Times – Lisa Patel Stevens: Youth, Adults, and Literacies: Texting Subjectivities Within and Outside Schooling – Jrene Rahm/Karen Tracy: Doing «Good» Discussion: Young People Engaged in Politically Messy, yet Compelling Conversation – Margaret Finders: «Gotta Be Worse»: Literacy, Schooling, and Adolescent Youth Offenders – Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur: The Difference That Time and Space Make: An Analysis of Institutional and Narrative Landscapes – Judith V. Diamondstone: «Wishing and Doing»: Foreshadowing Life Choices in Writing – Lisa Hunter: Who Gets to Play? Kids, Bodies, and Schooled Subjectivities – Elizabeth Birr Moje/Caspar van Helden: Doing Popular Culture: Troubling Discourses about Youth – Mollie V. Blackburn: Talking Together for Change: Examining Positioning Between Teachers and Queer Youth – Lisa Patel Stevens: ReNaming Adolescence: Subjectivities in Complex Settings.