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The first year out : understanding American teens after high school

Author: Timothy T Clydesdale
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2007.
Series: Morality and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Wild parties, late nights, and lots of sex, drugs, and alcohol. Many assume these are the things that define an American teenager's first year after high school. But the reality is quite different.  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy T Clydesdale
ISBN: 9780226110653 0226110656 9780226110660 0226110664
OCLC Number: 71322245
Description: xi, 265 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: an unexpected journey --
Four teens --
Starting points --
Navigating relationships, managing gratifications --
Working for money, spending for fun --
Cognitively sharper, intellectually immune --
Narrowed perspectives, broader implications --
Methodological appendix --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Series Title: Morality and society.
Responsibility: Tim Clydesdale.
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