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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...

  • Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Changeby Pedro Noguera; Julio Cammarota; Shawn Ginwright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The failure of current policy to address important quality of life issues for urban youth remains a substantial barrier to civic participation, educational equity, and healthy adulthood. This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people?s educational... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Family Empowerment Interventionby Letitia C Pallone; Richard Dembo; Robert James Schmeidler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Use this important intervention to improve your practice with substance-using youths and their families! This vital book gives you a detailed review of a National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded, long-term clinical trial of the Family Empowerment Intervention (FEI). The subjects are youths who have been arrested and processed at the Hillsborough County... 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

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

  • A Guide to Youth Mentoringby Pat Dolan; Bernadine Brady

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    This book is a comprehensive guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how they can increase the social support available to young people. It outlines the objectives and benefits of mentoring, how it works, and how to mentor successfully. Youth mentoring in community and school settings is covered, as well as mentoring for vulnerable youth. more...

  • Handbook of Counseling Boys and Adolescent Malesby Arthur (Andy) M. Horne; Mark S. Kiselica

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 82.00

    This comprehensive, practical resource provides specific strategies for counsellors working with boys and male adolescents from different cultural backgrounds. The first part examines how psychological, career and athletic development of boys is shaped by a complex interaction of biological, social, cultural and economic forces. TheSecond Part covers... 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...