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2 edition of Coming of Age in America found in the catalog.

Coming of Age in America

A Multicultural Anthology

  • 162 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Social Issues - Adolescence,
  • Social Situations - Adolescence,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • American literature,
  • Children of minorities,
  • Ethnic groups,
  • Literary collections,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary Soto (Foreword), Mary Frosch (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9508852M
    ISBN 100613860586
    ISBN 109780613860581

    Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence. New York, Random House [] (OCoLC) Online version: Friedenberg, Edgar Zodiag, Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence. New York, Random House [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Z Friedenberg. In literary criticism, a Bildungsroman (German pronunciation: [ˈbɪldʊŋs.ʁoˌmaːn], plural Bildungsromane, German pronunciation: [ˈbɪldʊŋs.ʁoˌmaːnə]) is a literary genre that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood (coming of age), in which character change is important. The term comes from the German words Bildung ("education") and.

      Coming of Age in America: The Transition to What is it like to become an adult in twenty-first-century America? This book takes us to four very different places—New York City, San Diego, rural Iowa, and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to explore the dramatic shifts in coming-of-age experiences across the country. Brand: University of California Press. It will stand as the definitive study of the undocumented coming of age in our midst. It is a book every teacher, every policymaker, indeed every concerned citizen should read and ponder."--Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, coeditor of Latinos: Remaking America.

    The book's rich and detailed narratives were documented through extensive field notes and in‐depth interviews with undocumented youths between the ages of 21 and 31 — the vast majority of whom were born in Mexico. Gonzales also took care to generate a sample which included youths with varying educational : Fanny Lauby. ONCE - Coming of Age in America (book discussion) Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education Print Version. Loading Course Description.


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By turns touching and hilarious, Coming of Age in America gathers together writers from fifteen different ethnic groups who, through their fiction, explore the terrain we all traversed as we came of age, no matter our race, ethnicity, gender, or class/5(7).

By turns touching and hilarious, Coming of Age in America gathers together writers from fifteen different ethnic groups who, through their fiction, explore the terrain we all traverse as we come of age, no matter our race, ethnicity, gender, or class/5.

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Coming of Age in the Other America illuminates the profound effects of neighborhoods on impoverished families. The authors conducted in-depth interviews and fieldwork with young adults, and found that those who had been able to move to better neighborhoods—either as part of the Moving to Opportunity program or by other means—achieved much higher rates of high school completion and college Cited by:   "Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-first Century offers an important new contribution to the growing literature on transitions to adulthood."—Jennifer Tilton Urban Studies"Much hand-wringing has occurred over the so-called failure of.

Since its initial publication inComing of Age in America has evolved from a groundbreaking collection of underrepresented voices into a timeless album of unforgettable literature.

Its editor, Mary Frosch, has since created a series of celebrated anthologies, including Coming of Age Around the World and Coming of Age in the 21st Century. Coming of Age in a Hardscrabble World Book Summary: Nonfiction storytelling is at its best in this anthology of excerpts from memoirs by thirty authors--some eminent, some less well known--who grew up tough and talented in working-class America.

Their stories, selected from literary memoirs published between andcover episodes from childhood to young adulthood within a spectrum of. Coming of Age in Aging America. Exploring the Social Impacts of an Aging Population.

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Theoretically rich, beautifully written, and cogently argued, this brilliant book is a landmark study of the human costs of American policy failures."--Mary C. Waters, coauthor of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age "This necessary book documents in tragic detail how American public policies prevent hardworking children from pursuing their lives as full members of the society in which Cited by:   “Coming of Age in the Other America tells the complex story of becoming an adult today in cities like Baltimore, where opportunities for youth are extremely limited.

In contrast to stereotypes about minority inner-city adolescents, many of these resilient youth escaped the pull of the streets andachieved far more than their own parents. Emerging Adults in America: Coming of Age in the 21st Century portrays the lives of young Americans between adolescence and young adulthood, a distinct developmental stage that editor Jeffrey Jensen Arnett describes as emerging adulthood.

Over the past 40 years, the average age of marriage and parenthood has risen dramatically, and the years from the late teens through the mids are no Pages: If a classic is a book that remains interesting to read after the issues it examines have faded into history, then Coming of Age in America isn't yet a classic, but it has the potential to become one.

This book takes us to four very different places—New York City, San Diego, rural Iowa, and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to explore the dramatic shifts in coming-of-age experiences across the country. Drawing from in-depth interviews with people in their twenties and early thirties, it probes experiences and decisions surrounding education, work Cited by: Coming of Age in the Other America Stefanie DeLuca, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Kathryn Edin item 1 Coming of Age in America by Edgar Z.

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