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The Adolescent in Technological Society

by Newton Edwards - 1944

The adolescent today must in some way adjust to a culture that is characterized by instability, confusion, and conflict. Turn where he may or do what he will, he cannot escape the forces that are creating a novel, baffling, and, far too often, a tragic world. These forces stem, in the main, from science and invention translated into technology. Caught in the grip of a great technological revolution, our society is undergoing changes no less significant than those produced by the shift from a feudal to a capitalistic economy or by the industrial revolution in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 43, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 45 Number 9, 1944, p. 185-197
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20548, Date Accessed: 1/23/2021 3:37:50 PM

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