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date: 05 June 2020


Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Gwen J. BroudeGwen J. BROUDE

The time of life known in Western culture as adolescence, the transitional stage between childhood and adulthood, is associated with the set of physical, emotional, and motivational changes brought on by puberty. While the stage exists in every society, the duration and degree of upheaval it causes for a child of a given culture depend upon the context in which child is raised. ...

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