NB It's a good idea to be logged on to the Warwick Library webpage before you start so that these links take you directly to the articles.
A good blog post with lots of references to reading on adolescence from a high school teacher:
Coming of age films (an annotated list):
A short talk about the depiction of adolescence (particularly in relation to gender) in Pixar's recent film Brave (and other Pixar films) by academic at Emory University (with clips!). Not especially deep in itself, but a starting point if this is a genre you like:
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A useful discussion of adulthood (and queer challenges to its normative (and heteronormative) construction (in a JStor editorial round-up of research). Discussion of broader changes in conception of the idea too. Pamela Aronson: '“objective life events” still frequently used in mainstream discourse to measure the entrance into adulthood—“completing education, entering the labor force, becoming financially independent, getting married, and becoming a parent”—are based on outdated assumptions about class and gender.' (Discuss!) Read more here:
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