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  • Disconnected Youth?by Dr Robert MacDonald; Jane Marsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 37.00

    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... more...

  • Hope Risingby Kim Meeder

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.99

    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 Betty Kramer; Edward Thompson

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • Runaway Kids and Teenage Prostitutionby R. Barri Flowers

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • Helping the Struggling Adolescentby Les Parrott III

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 23.99

    This practical resource tool and handbook for counselors, pastors, and youth workers details over thirty common teenage problems arranged alphabetically from abuse to suicide, including such hot topics as anger, depression, drugs and alcohol, homosexuality, loneliness, masturbation, peer pressure, pornography, and shyness. In the back of the book is... more...

  • Hearts and Handsby Luis Rodriguez

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    Hearts and Hands deals with many of the difficult issues addressed in Luis Rodríguez?s memoir of gang life, Always Running, but with a focus on healing through community building. Empowered by his experiences as a peacemaker with gangs in Los Angeles and Chicago, Rodríguez offers a unique book of change. He makes concrete suggestions, shows how we... more...

  • Urban Girls Revisitedby Bonnie J. Leadbeater; Niobe Way

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00

    Urban Girls , published in 1996, was one of the first volumes to showcase the lives of girls growing up in contexts of urban poverty and sometimes racism and violence. It spoke directly to young women who, often for the first time, were seeing their own stories and those of their friends explained in the materials they were asked to read. The volume... more...

  • Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitionersby Simon Bradford; Fin Cullen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Increasingly youth practitioners need to be able to develop, review and evidence their work using a variety of research and assessment tools. This text equips students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of research design, practice and dissemination, as well as approaches to evidence-based practice. more...

  • Critical Issues in Youth Work Managementby Jon Ord

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst acknowledging the changing structures of integrated services... more...