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Reframing Irish Youth in the Sixties

Carole Holohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941237
eISBN:
9781789629279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941237.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Reframing Irish Youth in the Sixties focuses on the position of youth in the Republic of Ireland at a time when the meaning of youth was changing internationally. It argues that the reformulation of ... More


A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Laura Tisdall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901
Subject:
Education, History of Education

A Progressive Education? argues that concepts of both childhood and adolescence were transformed in English and Welsh primary and secondary modern schools between 1918 and 1979, and that, by putting ... More


Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Benjamin René Jordan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Contrary to works arguing that both Boy Scouting and mainstream American manhood emphasized primitive virility and martial aggression in the early twentieth century, this book demonstrates that the ... More


Child Study in the 1890s

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines changes in the conception of the child as the bearer of the future in England during the 1890s. This development was highlighted in Alexander Chamberlain's The Child: A Study in ... More


Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... More


Adolescence, Privacy, and the Law: A Developmental Science Perspective

Roger J.R. Levesque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190460792
eISBN:
9780190460815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460792.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The right to privacy figures prominently in popular discourse and law. Its popularity, however, is not matched by the respect it receives. A close look at empirical understandings of privacy, how it ... More


Stress and mental health in adolescence: interrelationship and time trends

Ann Hagell, Seija Sandberg, and Robert Macdonald

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter asks whether the increase in adolescent mental health problems has been accompanied by an increase in stress. Commentators have tended to use the evidence of rising levels of anxiety and ... More


Obnoxiousness and Elizabeth Bowen’s Queer Adolescents

renée c. hoogland

in Elizabeth Bowen: Theory, Thought and Things

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474458641
eISBN:
9781474477147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458641.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses Bowen’s obnoxious adolescents, arguing that she brings together the operations of language and the critical function of affect in questions of meaning and being, and connects ... More


Introduction: the rise and fall of progressive education?

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How childhood changed in mid-twentieth-century English and Welsh schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The introduction argues that ideas about both childhood and adolescence were transformed in English and Welsh schools after WWII. Covering the period 1918 to 1979, this book will show that by putting ... More


‘Trendy, airy-fairy methods’: teachers’ resistance to progressive education

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Teachers rarely grasped the full complexities of the psychological theories that they encountered. However, the ways they used psychology and how it influenced their concepts of childhood were not ... More


A half-reformed education? Teaching practice and local change

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter considers the implementation of non-utopian progressivism in English and Welsh primary and secondary modern schools since 1918, contending that it was precisely because child-centred ... More


Secondary school teachers, class and status

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Using a case study of the secondary modern school in the 1950s and 1960s, this chapter explores why media depictions of the ‘sec. mod.’ or ‘modern school’ were so fraught with violence and conflict ... More


Conclusion: the reinvention of childhood?

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00014
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The conclusion argues that the failure to connect the histories of education and the histories of childhood and youth, especially in work on twentieth-century Britain, has led to significant problems ... More


Cannabinoids and Psychosis

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Clearly the majority of people who use marijuana do not develop schizophrenia. Yet, the human literature suggests that there is a modest association between cannabis exposure (particularly in ... More


Get It Together: Anxieties of Collective Responsibility in Contemporary Young Adult Horror Novels

Nick Levey and Holly Harper

in Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806444
eISBN:
9781496806482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806444.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay begins fittingly with the line “If there’s one thing you can depend upon during the zombie apocalypse, it’s that you won’t have to face it alone.” In this essay, Levey and Harper examine ... More


Youth Prepare for Adulthood

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Where we introduced this book with Angel’s and Benny’s narratives, we complete the adolescent journey for these teens and others in chapter seven. In this chapter, we examine the different ways that ... More


I was a teenage she-wolf: boobs, blood and sacrifice

Hannah Priest

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Written in 1989, Suzy McKee Charnas’s short story ‘Boobs’ presents adolescent Kelsey, who develops breasts and starts her periods before anyone else in her class. As she struggles to deal with the ... More


Anachrony, Neoteny and the ‘Education of an Amphibian’ in Eyeless in Gaza

Daniel Aureliano Newman

in Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the only Bildungsroman written by Aldous Huxley, one of foremost modernist advocates of Bildung, and one of its most intimately linked with contemporary biology. Reviewers and ... More


Lessons in Looking: Krzysztof Kieslowski’s A Short Film About Love

C. D. C. Reeve

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Krzystof Kieslowski’s A Short Film deals with the sixth commandment, yet the film seems to be about voyeurism not adultery. The connection is made in Matthew 5.27-8, where Christ broadens the notion ... More


I Did and I Don’t Regret It: Child Marriage and the Contestation of Childhood, 1880–1925

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

As reformers and lawmakers raised the age of consent to marriage and made it more difficult for minors to become husbands and wives, young people reacted by marrying extralegally. From the late ... More


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