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Teenager
Someone between the ages of 13 and 19.
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Disappearance of childhood
Postman's view that the innocent age in which the young have little responsibility or worry
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Loss of innocence
The belief that children grow up fast and become aware of adult issues early.
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Youth
The period between childhood and adulthood.
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Transition
A period of change from one stage to the next
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Rites of passage
Initiation into the next stage of life.
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Agents of social control
The various groups of both formal and informal that control our behavior.
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Conformity
following the rules
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formal agents of social control
Agents that only exist to control society such as police
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Informal agents of social control
Agents that control society although control is not their primary function such as schools.
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peer group
others of the same age, interests and social status.
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peer group pressure
the feeling that you should conform to the exceptions of others your age
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Postman's view that the innocent age in which the young have little responsibility or worry

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Disappearance of childhood

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The belief that children grow up fast and become aware of adult issues early.

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Card 4

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The period between childhood and adulthood.

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Card 5

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A period of change from one stage to the next

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