Voices of Reason

Voices of Reason

Adolescents Talk About Their Futures Over Time

eBook - 2002
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Based on a five-year study, the author uses excerpts from interviews to examine ten adolescents' reasoning or "groundedness" for choices they make about their futures, and offers suggestions for improving guidance services.
Students' own voices are heard as they discuss their aspirations and disappointments as they struggle to make sense of their lives as they move through their middle and high school years.

Book News
Based on annual, in depth interviews with ten adolescents over five years, Sachs (education, Clark U.) explores their struggles and achievements as they move through the years toward adulthood. His analysis encompasses their school experiences, home, social lives, and views on social lives. It also evaluated their decision-making capabilities, both in terms of communication competence and of making connections between their abilities, interests, and goals and how to achieve them. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 2002
ISBN: 9781429473026
1429473029
9780897898393
0897898397
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 280 pages) : illustrations
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