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  • Facilitating Youth Entrepreneurshipby Klaus Haftendorn; Carmela Salzano

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Examines the effects of awareness-raising programmes at different levels of education on the promotion of self-employment and entrepreneurship as career options for young people entering the labour market. Provides examples of programmes in developed, developing and transition countries, highlighting partnership arrangements among government agencies,... more...

  • Facilitating Youth Entrepreneurshipby Klaus Haftendorn; Carmela Salzano

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Comprises short descriptions of 166 current and recently completed programmes for entrepreneurship education. Covers programmes in secondary schools, technical and vocation education and universities as well as programmes outside formal education. Includes descriptions of training packages available for distance learning. more...

  • Leselust in Risikogruppenby Ursula Maria Stalder

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    Vorliegende Untersuchung kann verdeutlichen, dass sich die betrachteten Untergruppen (soziale Schicht, Migrationshintergrund, Geschlecht) hinsichtlich der Wirkstrukturen zur Erklärung der Lesekompetenz unterscheiden. Obwohl die Steigerung der bekannten Faktoren - wie beispielsweise der Lesemotivation - allen Schülerinnen und Schülern... more...

  • Adolescents at Riskby Joy G. Dryfoos

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 22.99

    1. Introduction: Hypotheses and Theories. PART I: High-Risk Behavior. 2. The Setting: A Description of Adolescents in the United States. 3. Prevalence of Delinquency. 4. Prevalence of Substance Abuse. 5. Prevalence of Adolescent Pregnancy. 6. Prevalence of School Failure. 7. The Overlap in High-Risk Behaviors. PART II: Prevention Interventions. 8.... more...

  • Challenging governance theoryby Jonathan S. Davies

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    This topical book takes a critical look at contemporary governance theory, arguing that there are structural impediments to achieving an ideology of networks and reconsidering it from Marxist and Gramscian perspectives. more...

  • ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisisby International Labor Organization

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 32.00

    The ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisis was held on 15-17 June 2009 in Geneva, in response to the financial crisis and its grave impact on global unemployment, poverty and inequality. Addressed by Heads of State and Government, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and leaders of workers' and employers' organizations from around the world, the Summit... more...

  • Gaining A Sense of Selfby Karen Laura-Lee Wilson

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    Many years later when I asked how she felt when the doll was accidentally smashed she replied "I could have killed you". She meant it. Six decades on she still had not forgiven me. Karen Laura-Lee Wilson's memoir is a detailed and gut-wrenching account of her first twenty-five years growing up in a sole-parent family with a narcissistic... more...

  • Social Work Practice with Men at Riskby Rich Furman

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    Treating men as a culturally distinct group, Rich Furman integrates key conceptions of masculinity into culturally sensitive social work practice with men. Focusing on veterans, displaced workers, substance abusers, mental health consumers, and other groups that might be unlikely to seek help, Furman deftly explores the psychosocial development of... more...

  • The Ocean in a Dropby Ashraf Patel; Meenu Venkateswaran; Kamini Prakash; Arjun Shekhar

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.95

    The Ocean in a Drop explores how young people have contributed significantly to society in the past, and suggests ways in which they can take centre stage again. Traditionally, society has legitimized four spaces for young people: the family, friends, education/careers, and leisure. The book introduces the concept of the 5th Space?a space that... more...

  • Transforming Youth Serving Organizations to Support Healthy Youth Developmentby Ross VeLure Roholt; Michael L. Baizerman; Sheetal Rana; Kathy Korum

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00

    This volume tells the story of major organizational change efforts at one municipal youth-serving organization to better support healthy youth development system wide.  Presenting the viewpoints of young people, frontline staff, supervisors, managers, and the director, it reviews how the organization developed and transformed. Each article then... more...