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  • Urban Girls Revisitedby Bonnie J. Leadbeater; Niobe Way

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00

    Urban Girls , published in 1996, was one of the first volumes to showcase the lives of girls growing up in contexts of urban poverty and sometimes racism and violence. It spoke directly to young women who, often for the first time, were seeing their own stories and those of their friends explained in the materials they were asked to read. The volume... more...

  • Revisiting Growing Up Fastby Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The first edition of Growing Up Fast attempted to counter the stereotype of poor, minority adolescent mothers and describe the diversity of their educational, work, parenting, and relationship experiences. The volume followed a strengths-based approach to understanding why some mothers appeared resilient to the stresses of early parenting, compared... more...

  • Growing Up Fastby Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater; Niobe Way

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    In this book the authors examine in depth the lives of inner-city adolescent mothers, going beyond stereotypes to illuminate the diverse pathways to young adulthood taken by these young women. The different ways they respond to becoming a parent reflect a range of abilities, aspirations, and supports. Their often-creative solutions to living in poverty,... more...

  • Resilience in Children, Families, and Communitiesby Bonnie Leadbeater; Robert J. McMahon; Ray DeV. Peters

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    Despite the numerous benefits derived from major technological and medical innovations of the past century, we continue to live in a world rife with significant social problems and challenges. Children continue to be born into lives of poverty; others must confront daily their parent's mental illness or substance abuse; still others live amid chronic... more...

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