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  • 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...

  • R U Listenin'?by Terry Bianchini

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 36.95

    Aimed at professionals working with men who are challenging the boundaries of society or any man who feels frustrated by his life, the book offers detailed illustrative case studies, structured exercises and topics for discussion, which can be used by the individual or in a group context. more...

  • Working with Men in Health and Social Careby Brid Featherstone; Mark Rivett; Jonathan Scourfield

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 37.00

    ' Working with Men in Health and Social Care is a very welcome contribution to the recent increase in books addressing men and masculinities. It is especially useful for those interested in direct practice and policy applications in the fields of welfare, and for those who work with the problems men create, the problems men experience, and their interconnections'... more...

  • Disconnected Youth?by Dr Robert MacDonald; Jane Marsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    How do young people get by in hard times and hard places? Have they become a 'lost generation' disconnected from society's mainstream? Do popular ideas about social exclusion or a welfare dependent underclass really connect with the lived experiences of the so-called 'disaffected', 'disengaged' and 'difficult-to-reach'? Based on close-up research with... more...

  • Providing Support to Young Peopleby Hazel L. Reid; Alison J. Fielding

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    This is an invaluable guide to making the most of helping relationships. It concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people. Including case studies, reflective exercises, and dialogue examples that illustrate the model and use of skills, chapters cover: the context for youth support services... more...

  • Hope Risingby Kim Meeder

    The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.99

    Kim Meeder has seen horses go where no one else can tread - stepping through the minefield of a broken child's soul in a dance of trust that only God can understand. From a mistreated horse to an emotionally starved child and back again, a torrent of love washes away their barren places. Kim's ranch is a place where this miracle happens over and over... more...

  • Men As Caregiversby PhD Betty J. Kramer; PhD Edward H. Jr. Thompson

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 94.99

    THIS TITLE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE DIRECTLY FROM SPRINGER PUBLISHING. INDIVIDUALS MAY ORDER IT NEW FROM AMAZON.COM; INSTITUTIONS AND BOOKSELLERS MAY ORDER IT FROM INGRAM BOOK GROUP. Today, more and more caregivers are male. Despite this fact, the vast majority of research on caregiving has centered on the experience of the female caregiver. This volume... more...

  • Our Runaway and Homeless Youth: A Guide to Understandingby Natasha Slesnick

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 64.00

    The stories of four among hundreds of runaway youths treated in Slesnick's program illustrate points in this volume, which offers a summary of the information known about runaway and homeless children and teenagers. In addition to describing the breadth of this problem, this book explains different types of runaway and homeless youths, and why they... more...

  • Silent Sonsby Robert Ackerman

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 15.99

    It could be you or someone you love. Strong, silent types are everywhere, and it is their telltale silence that has kept their problems hidden until now. A silent son can come from a family that coped with violence, alcoholism, child abuse, extreme rigidity, or divorce, but all silent sons have certain common characteristics: They keep things that... more...

  • Runaway Kids and Teenage Prostitution: America's Lost, Abandoned, and Sexually Exploited Childrenby R. Barri Flowers

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 33.95

    This concise and accessible new text examines the correlations between runaway children and teenage prostitution in the United States from a criminological, sociological, and psychological perspective. The author takes a systematic approach to defining and describing the differences between youth who run away from home and those who leave institutional... more...