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The First Year Out : Understanding American Teens after High School

By: Clydesdale, Tim.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Morality and Society Series: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (278 p.).ISBN: 9780226110677.Subject(s): College freshmen -- United States | High school graduates -- Employment -- United States | High school graduates -- United States -- Psychology | High school graduates -- United States | High school seniors -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The First Year Out : Understanding American Teens after High SchoolDDC classification: 373.18 LOC classification: LB1695Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: An Unexpected Journey -- 1 Four Teens -- 2 Starting Points -- 3 Navigating Relationships, Managing Gratifications -- 4 Working for Money, Spending for Fun -- 5 Cognitively Sharper, Intellectually Immune -- 6 Narrowed Perspectives, Broader Implications -- Methodological Appendix -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Summary: 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 really quite different. As Tim Clydesdale reports in The First Year Out, teenagers generally manage the increased responsibilities of everyday life immediately after graduation effectively. But, like many good things, this comes at a cost. Tracking the daily lives of fifty young people making the transition to life after high school, Clydesdale reveals how teens settle into manageable patterns of substance use and s
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Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: An Unexpected Journey -- 1 Four Teens -- 2 Starting Points -- 3 Navigating Relationships, Managing Gratifications -- 4 Working for Money, Spending for Fun -- 5 Cognitively Sharper, Intellectually Immune -- 6 Narrowed Perspectives, Broader Implications -- Methodological Appendix -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index

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 really quite different. As Tim Clydesdale reports in The First Year Out, teenagers generally manage the increased responsibilities of everyday life immediately after graduation effectively. But, like many good things, this comes at a cost. Tracking the daily lives of fifty young people making the transition to life after high school, Clydesdale reveals how teens settle into manageable patterns of substance use and s

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<p> Tim Clydesdale is associate professor of sociology at the College of New Jersey.</p>

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