CONTENTS:- 1. Adolescence-An Introduction. 2. National Policies and Programmes for Adolescents in India. 3. Research on adolescents’ Adjustment. 4. The Study: Objectives, design and method. 5. Demographic profile of Adolescents. 6. Adjustment of adolescents-A Quantitative view. 7. Adjustment of Adolescents-A Qualitative view. 8. Conclusions and emerging issues.
Welcome to Turbulent Teens Approaches to adjustment, a book about the various adjustment challenges faced by teenagers. The book is based on a research project undertaken to study the school adjustment of adolescents. The book is divided into eight chapters which provide conceptual clarity on Adolescents, National policies and programs for Adolescents in India, Quantitative and qualitative view and emerging issues on adolescence. At the end the authors have developed a model on the process of emergence of identity in adolescents and have come up with the various factors enhancing the adjustments of adolescents. Various interventions with respect to home environment, school environment, peer group and role of media have also been highlighted. The book would be an asset to all those who are interested in acquainting themselves with the basics of adolescence and interventions required for their better adjustment. The book can also be helpful to all social work educators, practitioners, researchers, students and parents of adolescent children, teachers and even to the laymen who want to be adept towards the issues concerning adolescence.