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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 219.95
Adolescent Psychiatry is the first text-reference to provide such in-depth, comprehensive, and practical coverage of this specialist area. There are many questions pertinent to adolescence alone and these are highlighted throughout the book. Starting with the important aspects of normal development, the reader is then taken on to risk-behaviour and... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 9.80
Alice could be anyone - she could be someone you know, or someone you love - and Alice is in trouble ... Being fifteen is hard, but Alice seems fine. She babysits the neighbour's kids. She is doing well at school. Someday she'd even like to get married and raise a family of her own. Then she is invited to a party, a special party where... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00
Cutting, burning, branding, and bone-breaking are all types of self-injury, or the deliberate, non-suicidal destruction of ones 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... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Based on rich empirical information drawn from the UK and Australia, Narrative and Violence investigates ways in which the lives of Iranians living in the Diaspora are affected by the understanding of Iran in terms of abjection, as that which is beyond or outside of The West. Exploring the emotions and feelings of pain and suffering, as they are rooted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This book updates the progress into adulthood of 14-year-olds that were tracked for the first edition, using qualitative interviews and self-report surveys. The new edition shows them moving into the world of work, relationships and parenthood. more...
- 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...
- 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...