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- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00
AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE THAT PARENTS WILL WANT FOR THEIR TEENS This thorough, concise guide offers straight talk about: ? The male and female body as it changes and matures. ? Teen relationships: what it takes to create happy, supportive, positive, and meaningful connections with family, friends, and others. ? Identity empowerment: how... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 17.00
If you are a teenager whose friend or relative has died, this book was written for you. Earl A. Grollman, the award-winning author of Living When a Loved One Has Died , explains what to expect when you lose someone you love. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book explores the impact of globalisation and new technologies on youth cultures around the world, from the Birmingham School to the youthscapes of South Korea. In a timely reappraisal of youth cultures in contemporary times, this collection profiles the best of new research in youth studies written by leading scholars in the field. more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
The New York Times Bestseller Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important, and oftentimes maddening, ways. It?s no wonder that many parents approach their child?s adolescence with fear and trepidation. According to renowned neuropsychiatrist Daniel Siegel's New York Times bestseller Brainstorm , if parents and teens can... more...
- Temple University Press 2014; US$ 25.95
Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students’ consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work , Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work for social reasons, not monetary gain. Most are affluent, suburban, white youth employed... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 59.99
Teen drug use is a critical and timely health issue that deeply affects adolescent development in a number of important areas, including social, cognitive, and affective functioning, as well as long-term health and wellbeing. Trends indicate that drug use is starting at an earlier age, the potency of several drugs is much stronger than in the past,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The decreasing rate of involvement in organized groups and with voting by young people is a disturbing trend that perhaps can be turned around. Becoming Citizens: Deepening the Craft of Youth Civic Engagement brings together civic education, experiential education, and political theory to provide a revealing multiple-perspective examination of the... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This volume offers rare insights into the connection between young audiences and the performing arts. Based on studies of adolescent and post-adolescent audiences, ages 14 to 25, the book examines to what extent they are part of our society?s cultural conversation. It studies how these young people read and understand theatrical performance. It looks... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Youth workers and other helping professionals regularly find themselves in situations where, despite their experience and education, they simply do not know what to do or how to respond to the circumstances facing them. This book takes up the moment of not-knowing as experienced by youth workers, providing accessible phenomenological descriptions... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Military recruitment will become more difficult in times of demographic aging. The question arises whether demographic change will constrain the capacity of aging states like Germany to conduct foreign policy and pursue their national security interests. Since contemporary military operations still display a strong human element, particular scrutiny... more...