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Adolescents in Changing Social Structures: Bounded Agency in Life Course Perspective

Citation

Shanahan, Michael J. & Hood, Kathryn E. (2000). Adolescents in Changing Social Structures: Bounded Agency in Life Course Perspective. In Crockett, Lisa J. & Silbereisen, Rainer K. (Eds.), Negotiating Adolescence in Times of Social Change (pp. 123-34). Madrid: Cambridge University Press.

Abstract

The decline of the socialist governments in Eastern and Central Europe and the resulting political and economic reorganizations of the 1990s provided a dramatic illustration of the far-reaching effects of social change. This important volume considers the processes through which societal changes exert an impact on the course of adolescent development and adolescents' social and psychological adjustment. Additionally, several chapters identify individual and contextual factors that can modify the impact of social change and enhance the likelihood of a successful transition to adulthood. Chapter authors include a diverse group of social scientists from Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511600906.009

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Negotiating Adolescence in Times of Social Change

Author(s)

Shanahan, Michael J.
Hood, Kathryn E.

Editor(s)

Crockett, Lisa J.
Silbereisen, Rainer K.

Year Published

2000

Pages

123-34

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

City of Publication

Madrid

Reference ID

8403