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- Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 9.99
Advice on parenting teenagers from the author of bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic From the author of the 1.6 million-copy bestseller 1-2-3 Magic comes Surviving Your Adolescents, which provides clear, practical advice tailored specifically to the challenges of parenting teenagers. Dr. Thomas Phelan is an internationally renowned expert... more...
- 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
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...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 46.00
Examines the nature of young people's lives at the start of the century. Arguing that the 'sociology of youth' has struggled to bridge the gap between 'structural' and 'cultural' conceptions of youth, this book emphasizes the notion of lifestyle as an enlightening means of addressing young people's relationship with social change. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00
A popular mother/daughter team, incorporating insights and quotes from interviews with 100 more mother/daughter pairs, shows us how to handle those testy times that follow when around age 11 daughter becomes a "tween," raising issues from body piercings, cell phones, makeup and suggestive clothes to awful behavior, and awful boyfriends. more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 15.99
Drawing on the revelatory results of a landmark study, William Damon -- one of the country's leading writers on the lives of young people, whose book Greater Expectations won the Parents' Choice Award -- brilliantly investigates the most pressing issue in the lives of youth today: why so many young people are "failing to launch" -- living at home... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00
Do you sometimes wonder how your teen is ever going to survive on his or her own as an adult? Does your high school junior seem oblivious to the challenges that lie ahead? Does your academically successful nineteen-year-old still expect you to ?just take care of? even the most basic life tasks? Welcome to the stunted world of the Endless Adolescence.... more...