The Dominion of Youth: Adolescence and the Making of Modern Canada, 1920-1950
Adolescence, like childhood, is more than a biologically defined life stage: it is also a sociohistorical construction. The meaning and experience of adolescence are reformulated according to societal needs, evolving scientific precepts, and national aspirations relative to historic conditions. Although adolescence was by no means a "discovery" of the early twentieth centu...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published October 8th 2008 by Wilfrid Laurier University Press
(first published June 2nd 2006)
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