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  • Bridge Called Hopeby Kim Meeder

    The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.99

    Cross Over Troubled Waters Hope is like the stars?always there, yet shining brightest in the blackest of nights. It is like the dawn, always rising anew. Hope is for everyone, and that includes you. This collection of more than twenty true stories from a ranch of rescued dreams unveils the heart of true strength and the character of genuine courage.... more...

  • Adolescents at Riskby Joy G. Dryfoos

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Seven million youngsters--one in four adolescents--have only limited potential for becoming productive adults because they are at high risk for encountering serious problems at home, in school, or in their communities. This is one of the disturbing findings in this unique overview of what is known about young people aged 10 to 17 growing up in the... more...

  • Dealing with Disaffectionby Tim Newburn; Michael Shiner; Tara Young

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol and drugs, to serious or persistent offending. Seeking... more...

  • Youth at Risk in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Wendy Cunningham

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 29.99

    Youth at Risk in Latin America provides evidence-based guidance to policymakers that will help increase the effectiveness of their youth investment program. Drawing on the authors' detailed analyses, the book describes twenty-three policies and programs that youth development experts agree are the basis of a quality youth development portfolio,... more...

  • The Problems of Disadvantaged Youthby Jonathan Gruber

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    One of the most important public policy issues in the United States is how to improve the life prospects of disadvantaged youth who, in their formative years, face low-quality school systems, poor access to health care, and high-crime environments. The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth includes a broad range of research examining various aspects... more...

  • Working with Youth-at-Risk in Hong Kongby Francis Wing-lin Lee

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 24.00

    This volume is a collection of chapters covering various aspects of the youth problem. Besides examining the causes of the problem and the principles behind the solution, different and effective approaches in working with the various categories of at-risk youths are introduced. The overall aim is to help this group of young people to lead a healthy... more...

  • Working with Young Womenby Vanessa Rogers

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 29.95

    Packed with fun sessions and practical group activities, Working with Young Women presents a multitude of opportunities for young women to build self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness. From art activities to life story work, the author offers ideas for a wide range of projects, games, discussions, drama and role-play to engage and motivate. more...

  • Working with Young Menby Vanessa Rogers

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 29.95

    Working with Young Men offers a wealth of positive group activities to engage, motivate and meet the needs of young men. Designed to help them improve their self-esteem and develop leadership skills, this book is full of fun and imaginative activities that explore issues such as anger, peer pressure, risk-taking and emotional health and well-being. more...

  • Managing Modern Youth Workby E A Hoggarth; Bryan Merton; Mary Tyler

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 29.00

    This book will help students to feel confident about managing contemporary youth and community work in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. more...

  • Play, Talk, Learn: Promising Practices in Youth Mentoringby Michael J. Karcher; Michael J. Nakkula

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    This volume brings together the findings from separate studies of community-based and school-based mentoring to unpack the common response to the question of what makes youth mentoring work. A debate that was alive in 2002, when the first New Directions for Youth Development volume on mentoring, edited by Jean Rhodes, was published, centers on... more...