Empirically based, the daily experience of adolescent black females is explicated within an explanatory model of social context and developmental theory. The author argues that adolescence must be seen from strengths and health perspectives. Self-relatedness or intersubjectivity expressed in assertion, empathy, and recognition is the core matrix of development where social contextual responses can be adaptive or maladaptive.And she could sing any kind of music, because she knew harmony from her piano playing, and she understood the unusual harmonies that the accompanists ... She was a woman in control; in sociological jargon, she possessed self- efficacy.
|Title||:||Smart and Sassy|
|Author||:||Joyce West Stevens|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2002-02-28|