Gender Roles and Socialization in Adolescence Essay
Adolescence is one of the most difficult times for development. This difficulty is experienced very differently for boys and girls. This paper will examine how gender role socialization effects girls more specifically, the emergence of eating disorders and depression in adolescent girls.
Mary Pipher, Ph.D. in her book “Reviving …show more content…
Being an adolescent girl is something that is strange and foreign to most people. Women barely remember their adolescence, other then the things they did. Unable to experience life in such an all or nothing way, most mothers of adolescent daughters cannot find ways to connect to their children. This book would defiantly help introduce dialogue that parents can use to re-connect to their daughters. Happy one minute, distraught and angry the next, adolescent girls are hard to communicate with and even harder to understand.
Tying it All Together
In the textbook “Infants and Children: Prenatal Through Middle Childhood” by Laura E. Berk there is a little bit of tie in from Pipher’s “Reviving Ophelia” about culture and self esteem. Because