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  • Adolescent Girls at Riskby Harold Marchant; Helen M. Smith; Jean P. Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Adolescent Girls at Risk focuses on a fieldwork that employed measures and programs designed to help girls in their transformation to adolescence. The book first ponders on the theoretical background and plan of the project, including fieldwork aims and methods, research aims and methods, and at risk factors. The text then examines the girls who... more...

  • Adolescents in Public Housingby Von E. Nebbitt

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of... more...

  • Handbook of Youth Mentoringby David DuBois; Michael Karcher

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 72.00 US$ 61.20

    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...

  • No House to Call My Homeby Ryan Berg

    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...

  • Good Kids from Bad Neighborhoodsby Delbert S. Elliott; Scott Menard; Bruce Rankin; Amanda Elliott; William Julius Wilson; David Huizinga

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This is a study of successful youth development in poor, disadvantaged neighborhoods. more...

  • Leaving Careby Mike Stein; Jo Dixon

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. more...

  • Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviourby Claire Fitzpatrick; David Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    Society holds a mistaken perception that links children in public care with criminal activity. This book addresses the lack of evidence supporting this potentially damaging assumption, analysing past research, critically examining current policy and combining theoretical insights from the disciplines of childcare and criminology. more...

  • Working with Men in the Human Servicesby Bob Pease; Peter Camilleri

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 36.35

    Offers a critical understanding of issues involved with working with men for students and practitioners in social work, community work and related fields. more...

  • Counselling for Young Peopleby Judith Mabey; Bernice Sorensen

    McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 44.00

    Gives a picture of the diversity of counselling services to young people in Britain, with special focus on schools and young people's counselling services. This book is of interest to counsellors, teachers, youth workers, social workers and counselling students interested in working with this age group. more...

  • Authoritative Communitiesby Kathleen Kovner Kline

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 129.00

    Authoritative Communities: The Scientific Case for Nurturing the Whole Child  introduces innovative solutions based firmly in the children?s mental health and resilience literature and in the hypothesis that humans are "hardwired to connect." These "authoritative communities" consist of such individuals and institutions as parents, teachers,... more...