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- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 72.00
This thoroughly updated Second Edition of the Handbook of Youth Mentoring presents the only comprehensive synthesis of current theory, research, and practice in the field of youth mentoring. Editors David L. DuBois and Michael J. Karcher gather leading experts in the field to offer critical and informative analyses of the full spectrum of topics... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
And every week, there was the unspoken question, the one I didn?t know enough to ask myself : Have you found her yet? The one who reminds you of you? Twenty years after she lived at a homeless shelter for teens, Janice Erlbaum went back to volunteer. Now thirty-four years old and a successful writer, she?d changed her life for the better; now she... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This collection of ground-breaking international essays address the educational, social, work and biographical experiences of young women who are routinely constructed as ?at risk? and on the margins. Drawing on research from an international range of scholars, this book brings together important new perspectives on the gendered dimensions of social... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 35.99
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- Nation Books 2015; US$ 25.99
In this lyrical debut, Ryan Berg immerses readers in the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York. As a caseworker in a group home for disowned LGBTQ teenagers, Berg witnessed the struggles, fears, and ambitions of these disconnected youth as they resisted the pull of the street, tottering between destruction... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00
The aim of this book is to acknowledge the multidisciplinary nature of working in the Youth Justice System. The book will consider the key elements of legislation, multiagency working and practice skills within this area, such as the assessment of risk, court work, working with high risk offenders and alternative interventions. more...