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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
Taking a holistic and multidisciplinary approach this book identifies and analyzes the factors which promote or discourage social inclusion of young people in today?s society. It critically examines the discriminatory attitudes towards young people, and focuses on the 'problem' of adults rather than the 'problem' of young people themselves. The... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 79.95
Addressing the significant shifts in the social, political and professional context for informal education, this book makes clear the continuities in community-based informal education with girls and argues for its continuing importance. The impact of neo-liberal approaches to empowerment is highlighted throughout. Drawing together historical, theoretical... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Youth and Family Services (YFS) are part of residential and group homes, schools, social service organizations, hospitals, and family court systems. YFS include prevention, education, positive youth development, foster care, child welfare, and treatment. As YFS has evolved advances in research have brought forth a host of promising new ideas that both... more...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 44.99
Nach einer 40-jährigen Akzeptanzphase fristet die Gemeinwesenarbeit (GWA) als eine der drei klassischen Methoden der Sozialen Arbeit inzwischen fast ein Nischendasein. Auch in den Studiengängen der Hochschulen taucht sie als eigenständiges und explizites Angebot kaum noch auf. Bedeutet dies, dass sie überflüssig geworden ist? Oder ist sie eher zu... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Rigorous research is crucial to effective work with young people and 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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89
Inspired by the idealism of the civil rights movement, the women who launched the radical second wave of the feminist movement believed, as a bedrock principle, in universal sisterhood and color-blind democracy. Their hopes, however, were soon dashed. To this day, the failure to create an integrated movement remains a sensitive and contested issue.... more...