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    American teenagers and self identity

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    Surveys completed by American teenagers suggest that deciding on a career is one of the central themes of adolescent identity development and that engaging in part-time work during high school will help them with this aspect of identity development. Based on the readings, what are the positive and negative aspects of teenage employment? Are there other methods that teenagers can use, outside of working, to reach identity achievement?

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    The positives of teenage employment is giving teenagers the opportunity to learn about responsibility of making money. When teenagers are employed, they can take on payments and opportunities that require funds that they could not do before. At the same time, they take on the responsibility of making sure to keep their job so they can keep their newfound opportunity. This is all done while teenagers are still under their parent's roof, so if they make ...

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    Are there other methods that teenagers can use, outside of working, to reach identity achievement is determined.

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