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Growing Up



 
Subtitle: From eight years to young adulthood
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Author: Jennie Lindon
ISBN: 9781874579618
Pages: 200
Year: 1996

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The book explores the meaning of independence for a generation that is growing up in a world that is different from that of their parents' childhood. Yet many of the concerns of today's children and young people are scarcely different from those of previous generations: the experience of school, making friends, and dealing with the pressures and risks of growing up. The book includes the views of children and young people themselves, as well as those of adults reflecting on their own youth.

Growing Up offers practical suggestions to adults who are concerned with older children and young people. Parents will find it useful for understanding their own sons and daughters. The book will be equally valuable to teachers, youth workers, play workers , professionals within the police or the probation services, social workers, nurses in adolescent units and workers in residential homes.

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