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Teen life in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cynthia Tompkins 1958-; Kristen Sternberg


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  • Title:
    Teen life in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Author: Cynthia Tompkins 1958-; Kristen Sternberg
  • Description: Contents; Foreword: Toward a World of Positive Youth Development; Series Foreword; Introduction; Teens at the Border: For a Politics of Representation; 1 Argentina; 2 Brazil; 3 Chile; 4 Colombia; 5 Cuba; 6 The Dominican Republic; 7 Ecuador; 8 El Salvador; 9 Guatemala; 10 Haiti; 11 Jamaica; 12 Mexico; 13 Peru; 14 Puerto Rico; 15 Venezuela; Index; About the Editors and Contributors
    Teens in Latin America and the Caribbean generally face a difficult path to adulthood. Poverty and unemployment, violence, political instability, and emigration are frequently the norm in their native countries. Those from poorer families must often work as well as attend school, and opportunities for higher education and good jobs are limited. Wealthier teens, on the other hand, are sheltered from harshness and enjoy private schools, vacations abroad, and access to American consumer products. Yet family is important no matter what the class, and most of these teens share a love of parties, mu
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood
  • Format: 1 online resource (342 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-41802-5;ISBN 9786612418020;ISBN 0-313-06287-0
  • Subjects: Teenagers -- Latin America; Teenagers -- Caribbean Area; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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