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  • Lost Boysby James Garbarino

    Free Press 1999; US$ 25.00

    In the first book to help parents truly understand youth violence and stop it before it explodes, national expert Dr. James Garbarino reveals how to identify children who are at risk and offers proven methods to prevent aggressive behavior. After more than a decade of relentless increase in the urban war zones of large cities, violence by young... more...

  • Best Friends, Worst Enemiesby Michael Thompson; Cathe O'Neill-Grace

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    Friends broaden our children?s horizons, share their joys and secrets, and accompany them on their journeys into ever wider worlds. But friends can also gossip and betray, tease and exclude. Children can cause untold suffering, not only for their peers but for parents as well. In this wise and insightful book, psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D.,... more...

  • Unfinished Businessby Maggie Scarf

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 29.00

    In detailed, revealing portraits of women from their teens through their sixties, Maggie Scarf explores the core experiences of women's lives and discovers what can happen when the days and years scurry by, leaving unfinished the tasks that transform us from child to girl to woman. more...

  • Deceptionby Rachel Taylor; Lynsey Gozna

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00

    This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents? choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological in some circumstances, the central argument of this... more...

  • Developmental Psychologyby Penney Upton

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 31.00

    A core text on developmental psychology providing learning and skills support for all undergraduate psychology students. more...

  • Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 25by Aaron H. Esman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Volume 25 of The Annals is a timely reprise on developmental, psychotherapeutic, and forensic issues that enter into the evaluation and treatment of adolescents. It traverses different explanatory perspectives, offers integrative expositions of several treatment modalities, and wrestles with the legal dimensions of adolescent care. The volume begins... more...

  • Is There Life Without Mother?by Leonard Shengold

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and despair.  In the foreground of his analysis are moving... more...

  • Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthoodby Jerald G. Bachman; Katherine N. Wadsworth; Patrick M. O'Malley; Lloyd D. Johnston; John E. Schulenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. They also show that marriage, pregnancy,... more...

  • Adolescent Fatherhoodby Arthur B. Elster; Michael E. Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • America's Youth in Crisisby Richard M. Lerner

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 46.00 US$ 39.10

    Many adolescents in the United States are at risk from substance abuse, unsafe sexual practices, academic underachievement, crime and violence. What can be done to tackle these growing problems? The author of this thought-provoking book suggests the need to focus on young people's development in relation to specific features of the individual's... more...