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"Age of Adolescence":

1890-1920

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Social movements creating adolescence included:

-increasing industrialization
-compulsatory (mandatory) education laws
-child labor laws

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Reason for compulsory education laws:

Needed a skilled workforce. Needed basic education skills to know and understand how to work machines.

4

Reason for child labor laws:

Health and safety.

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What does the original research have to say about "Storm and Stress"

upheaval and disorder are a normal part of adolescent development

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Recent research is called:

Modified storm and stress.

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Modified storm and stress
Mood:

The mood disruptions are there at the beginning and they peak in mid adolescence.

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Modified storm and stress
Relationship with parents:

on the early side (early-mid)

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Modified storm and stress
Risk behavior:

sexual behavior, driving, etc. happens more towards the end.

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Our generation (early 1980s-2000s) are called:

The letter Y

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4 characteristics of our generation:

(1) lifestyle centered
(2) tech savvy
(3) sheltered
(4) entitled

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Youth culture:

Image, demeanor, and argot.

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Youth culture: Image

Dress, hairstyle, tattoos, other aspects of appearance.

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Youth culture: Demeanor

Distinctive forms of gesture, gait, posture.

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Youth culture: Argot

Certain vocabulary and way of speaking.