13 Schools as Developmental Contexts During Adolescence
Published Online: 26 SEP 2012
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Handbook of Psychology, Second Edition
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Eccles, J. S. and Roeser, R. W. 2012. Schools as Developmental Contexts During Adolescence. Handbook of Psychology, Second Edition. 6:IV:13.
- Published Online: 26 SEP 2012
Considerable strides have been made in the past decade in recognizing the centrality of the cultural context of schooling to adolescent development. In this review, adopting a developmental systems conceptualization of the context of schooling, we focus on selected new research findings regarding how (a) teachers, curricular tasks and classroom environments; (b) aspects of the school as an organization; and (c) district policies and practices can influence adolescents' intellectual and socioemotional development.
- social contexts;
- extracurricular activities;
- social policy