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  • Vanguard or Vandalsby Jon Abbink; Ineke van Kessel

    BRILL 2004; US$ 46.00

    This book contains a range of original studies on one of the major challenges in Africa today: the controversial role of youth in politics, conflict and rebellious movements. The issue is not only the drafting of child soldiers into insurgent armies or predatory militias, as in Somalia, Sierra Leone or Congo, but, more generally, that of the problematic... more...

  • The Grumpy Girl's Guide To Good Mannersby Rachel Aboukhair

    Midpoint Trade Books 2011; US$ 9.95

    An adventure story and a guide to proper behavior. This satirical tale takes our grumpy heroine to a week-long summer boot camp for manners in the middle of the Texas desert. Will she master the art of dining, makeup and nail polish, electronic etiquette and visual poise? Or will she succumb to her nemesis, the head mistress and good manners goddess,... more...

  • The Tender Cutby Patricia A. Adler; Peter Adler

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Cutting, burning, branding, and bone-breaking are all types of self-injury, or the deliberate, non-suicidal destruction of one?s own body tissue, a practice that emerged from obscurity in the 1990s and spread dramatically as a typical behavior among adolescents. Long considered a suicidal gesture, The Tender Cut argues instead that self-injury is... more...

  • Illegal Leisure Revisitedby Judith Aldridge; Fiona Measham; Lisa Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ?recreational? drug use. This new edition revisits these original... more...

  • Mentoring Schemes for Young Peopleby Alison Alexander

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2000; US$ 9.95

    Orignally published in 2000, this resource, consisting of a handbook and a training guide, offers a comprehensive guide to establishing, maintaining and evaluating a mentoring project. more...

  • ADHD & Teensby Colleen Alexander-Roberts

    Taylor Trade Publishing 1995; US$ 9.99

    A complete parenting guide that provides you with the information you need to survive these trying years. more...

  • Social capital, children and young peopleby Julie Allan; Ralph Catts

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    In this unique collection, the social capital - relationships and networks - of children and young people, and in one case parents and teachers, is explored in a wide range of formal and informal settings. more...

  • Escaping the Endless Adolescenceby Joseph Allen; Claudia Worrell Allen

    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...

  • Young People and Sexuality Educationby Dr Louisa Allen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This book innovatively re-envisions the possibilities of sexuality education. Utilising student critiques of programmes it reconfigures key debates in sexuality education including: Should pleasure be part of the curriculum? Who makes the best educators? Do students prefer single or mixed gender classes? more...

  • Sexual Subjectsby Dr Louisa Allen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 126.00

    Educating young people about sex and sexuality remains one of the most controversial and political areas of the school curriculum. Drawing on young people's own understandings of their sexual selves, knowledge and practices Sexual Subjects considers the implications for how we conceptualize the effectiveness of sexuality education. Reshaping thinking... more...