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- Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95
Offers a challenging interpretation of the ways in which young people?s non-participation is becoming marginalised and criminalised. It re-examines the causes and consequences of youth unemployment in and beyond the UK from an unusually wide range of social science disciplines and perspectives. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49
This five-year ethnographic study of second generation immigrant Muslim drug dealers in Frankfurt, Germany explores the young men's participation in the drug market while trying to adhere to religious and cultural obligations, their struggles with exclusion and discrimination to find a place within German society, and their aspirations for a future... more...
- Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 34.95
Through the concept of "social navigation," this book sheds light on the mobilization of urban youth in West Africa. Social navigation offers a perspective on praxis in situations of conflict and turmoil. It provides insights into the interplay between objective structures and subjective agency, thus enabling us to make sense of the opportunistic,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
Emerging adulthood is fraught with more problems than most people realize. The bright side of freedom, growth, and opportunities for emerging adults is accompanied by a darker, more troubling side. Based on a major, national study of emerging adults ages 18-23, this volume gives readers an inside view of some of the unsettling aspects of emerging adulthood... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 2.99
El cuarto de un adolescente suele parecerse a la cueva de un oso, un lugar donde se nota el olor de tabaco y, quizá, también de hachís...Los padres no siempre saben cómo reaccionar ni qué actitud adoptar ante sus hijos, sobre todo cuando ellos mismos han consumido cannabis cuando eran jóvenes. Este libro aborda un gran número de preguntas que se hacen... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2016; US$ 13.95
Power struggles between parents and teens are nothing new?we?re all familiar with the image of kids and parents locked in a battle for control?but what really drives these conflicts? According to the author, psychotherapist Neil Brown, these struggles occur because the family control dynamic is dysfunctional. Chock-full of easy-to-use evidence-based... more...
- Rockpool Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
Some kids get all the breaks. Some don?t.This book is about the ones who ended up in prison, the ones who had been abused or taken away from their families, who had given up on society.Doin? Time ?tells the stories of nine men who came from troubled and turbulent backgrounds who got offered a second chance and grabbed it. Many of them now work with... more...
- HarperCollins Español 2017; US$ 11.24
Este libro innovador se centra en los años escolares críticos, cuando los padres tienen que aprender a permitir que sus hijos experimenten las desilusiones y las frustraciones producidas a causa de los inevitables problemas de la vida, para que al crecer puedan ser adultos exitosos, fuertes y con una personalidad segura. more...
- Sourcebooks 2016; US$ 9.99
Help your teens grow into the very best versions of themselves! From rule-breaking and risk-taking to defensive communication and disrespect, parenting a teenager can feel like modern warfare--but it doesn't have to be that way. In 1-2-3 Magic Teen , internationally renowned parenting expert Thomas W. Phelan explains how to better understand your... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 26.99
America's youth are in crisis. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding: learning the value of working... more...