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Adolescents’ Self-discovery in Groups (Hardcover) (Theresa A. Thorkildsen)
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Adolescents learn about themselves as members of society while building, maintaining, and avoiding groups.Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups collects the latest research on adolescent identity formation by Theresa Thorkildsen. Drawing on numerous case studies, this book seeks to explain the role that schools play as sites for adolescent group exploration, so that teachers and researchers can be better prepared to influence those dynamics in ways that promote civil and civic society, and encourage learning, positive identity formation, and a sense of justice.