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- Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 22.99
1. Introduction: Hypotheses and Theories. PART I: High-Risk Behavior. 2. The Setting: A Description of Adolescents in the United States. 3. Prevalence of Delinquency. 4. Prevalence of Substance Abuse. 5. Prevalence of Adolescent Pregnancy. 6. Prevalence of School Failure. 7. The Overlap in High-Risk Behaviors. PART II: Prevention Interventions. 8.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 128.00
Scientific research and science-guided practice based on the promotion of an individual's strengths constitutes a radical shift in a new and growing area of study within the field of human development. Its trademark term is `positive youth development'. This approach to human development is based on the idea that, in addition to preventing problems,... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Introduces solutions based in the children's mental health and resilience literature and in the hypothesis that humans are "hardwired to connect." The coverage in this book offers insights and evidence to the nature/nurture debate from developmental, attachment, neurobiological, spiritual, and community perspectives. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The failure of current policy to address important quality of life issues for urban youth remains a substantial barrier to civic participation, educational equity, and healthy adulthood. This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people?s educational... more...
- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99
Cross Over Troubled Waters Hope is like the stars?always there, yet shining brightest in the blackest of nights. It is like the dawn, always rising anew. Hope is for everyone, and that includes you. This collection of more than twenty true stories from a ranch of rescued dreams unveils the heart of true strength and the character of genuine courage.... more...
- Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95
This topical book takes a critical look at contemporary governance theory, arguing that there are structural impediments to achieving an ideology of networks and reconsidering it from Marxist and Gramscian perspectives. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
New Yorker writer William Finnegan spent time with families in four communities across America and became an intimate observer of the lives he reveals in these beautifully rendered portraits: a fifteen-year-old drug dealer in blighted New Haven, Connecticut; a sleepy Texas town transformed by crack; Mexican American teenagers in Washington State, unable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95
This volume provides practitioners with clear, helpful information about the process of understanding and engaging a wide array of boys and adolescent males in counseling. It supplies case examples and covers topics including race, ethnicity, religion, and other cultural factors of boys. A practical tool for school and mental health practitioners... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 44.00
Gives a picture of the diversity of counselling services to young people in Britain, with special focus on schools and young people's counselling services. This book is of interest to counsellors, teachers, youth workers, social workers and counselling students interested in working with this age group. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst acknowledging the changing structures of integrated services... more...