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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
One in eight high school students is depressed. But depression in teenagers can be deceptive, and authorities estimate that a huge number of depressed teens are undiagnosed. Adults may mistake symptoms as "typical" teen angst, anger, or anxiety. Or the teen may mask the symptoms with high-energy activity. For parents who suspect their teen is depressed,... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95
High school and the difficult terrain of sexuality and gender identity are brilliantly explored in this smart, incisive ethnography. Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, Dude, You're a Fag sheds new light on masculinity both as a field of meaning and as a set of social practices. C. J. Pascoe's unorthodox... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 24.00
Celebrated as new consumers and condemned for their growing delinquencies, teenage girls emerged as one of the most visible segments of American society during and after World War II. Contrary to the generally accepted view that teenagers grew more alienated from adults during this period, Rachel Devlin argues that postwar culture fostered a father-daughter... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00
Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away. Calling... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 10.99
Everyone likes to think they started the notebook. Sophie claims she stole the idea from two girls in her math class. Courtney still has a death grip on the theory that the notebook was her invention. Lindsey doesn't really care; she's just along for the ride. And Julia never knows what's going on anyway.What we do know is that we started the notebook... more...
- Search Institute Press 2003; US$ 7.95
Providing 50 commonsense ways to connect and build assets, this resource gives parents, caregivers, teachers, childcare workers, and youth workers practical ways to connect with young people. Each inspirational idea contains a reference to a supportive research study or expert opinion and includes action items for straightforward advice. more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
This bestselling survival manual is for parents who find themselves marooned among volatile and incomprehensible aliens on Planet Teen. It looks at all the difficult issues of bringing up teenagers - school, sex, drugs and more. But it's the title of the second chapter, 'What They Do and Why' that best captures the book's spirit and technique, explaining... more...
- Lantern Books 2011; US$ 9.99
In this companion to his first book, An Unchanged Mind, John A. McKinnon provides invaluable advice to all parents of teenagers and young adults. Using case studies gathered from his years helping parents with troubled adolescents, Dr. McKinnon explores the ways that adolescent development can be derailed in today's complex culture and how parents... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 18.78
Adolescence has changed. Young people now enter puberty earlier (in many cases at 10 or 11 years of age) and leave home later. What's more, modern society expects children to grow up emotionally all too quickly. The good news is that the skills, knowledge and strategies parents need are clearly explained in this book. The author discuss: the three... more...