MŁODZIEŻ A PRACA NAD SOBĄ-W ŚWIETLE LISTÓW MŁODYCH CZYTELNIKÓW DO REDAKCJI WYBRANYCH CZASOPISM MŁODZIEŻOWYCH: COGITO, VICTOR GIMNAZJALISTA I MAŁY GOŚĆ NIEDZIELNY ANNA DĄBROWSKA Zeszyty PRASOZNAWCZE

Wydział Pedagogiczny, Uniwersytet Warszawski
2017 unpublished
Adolescents and self-improvement-in light of young readers' letters to the editor in youth magazines: Cogito, Victor Gimnazjalista and Mały Gość Niedzielny Contemporary adolescents are subjected to two opposing forces: consumer culture characterized by subordination and revolt against controlled activity. Youth fosters self-improvement, which requires intentional and conscious changes in behaviors and personalities conforming to accepted standards as well as an orientation toward faraway
more » ... ial goals. Both are dif-fi cult. This article addresses the following questions: Are contemporary adolescents interested in self-improvement, and-if so-how do they express this interest? Answers come from the analysis of young readers' letters to the editor in selected youth magazines. The results suggest that, despite the lack of the term "work on oneself" in the letters, young readers discuss three Adres do korespondencji: Wydział Pedagogiczny Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego; ul. Mokotowska 16/20,
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