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  • The Abuse of Menby Barbara Jo Brothers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    When men are abused, everybody suffers. This courageous book exposes a dark secret: Men are often victims of abuse. Although a great deal of attention has recently been paid to the victimization of women, the role of men as victims--not just perpetrators--has been neglected. The Abuse of Men reveals the impact of physical, sexual, and emotional trauma... more...

  • Addiction, Assessment, and Treatment with Adolescents, Adults, and Familiesby M. Carolyn Hilarski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Time-effective intervention and prevention tools for dealing with addiction Addiction, Assessment, and Treatment with Adolescents, Adults, and Families examines addiction concerns ranging from prevention to relapse, offering effective intervention techniques and assessment tools to ensure delivery of the best possible service to clients who represent... more...

  • Adolescents at Riskby Joy G. Dryfoos

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 22.99

    1. Introduction: Hypotheses and Theories. PART I: High-Risk Behavior. 2. The Setting: A Description of Adolescents in the United States. 3. Prevalence of Delinquency. 4. Prevalence of Substance Abuse. 5. Prevalence of Adolescent Pregnancy. 6. Prevalence of School Failure. 7. The Overlap in High-Risk Behaviors. PART II: Prevention Interventions. 8.... more...

  • Advancing Youth Workby Dana Fusco

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    This path-breaking book brings together an international list of contributors to collectively articulate a vision for the field of youth work, sharing what they have learned from decades of experience in the training and education of youth workers. Carefully designed evaluation and research studies have legitimized the learning potential of youth... more...

  • Approaches to Positive Youth Developmentby Rainer K. Silbereisen; Richard M. Lerner

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 138.00

    Scientific research and science-guided practice based on the promotion of an individual's strengths constitutes a radical shift in a new and growing area of study within the field of human development. Its trademark term is `positive youth development'. This approach to human development is based on the idea that, in addition to preventing problems,... more...

  • Authoritative Communitiesby Kathleen Kovner Kline

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    Introduces solutions based in the children's mental health and resilience literature and in the hypothesis that humans are "hardwired to connect." The coverage in this book offers insights and evidence to the nature/nurture debate from developmental, attachment, neurobiological, spiritual, and community perspectives. 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...

  • Bridge Called Hopeby Kim Meeder

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99

    Cross Over Troubled Waters Hope is like the stars?always there, yet shining brightest in the blackest of nights. It is like the dawn, always rising anew. Hope is for everyone, and that includes you. This collection of more than twenty true stories from a ranch of rescued dreams unveils the heart of true strength and the character of genuine courage.... more...

  • Challenging governance theoryby Jonathan S. Davies

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    This topical book takes a critical look at contemporary governance theory, arguing that there are structural impediments to achieving an ideology of networks and reconsidering it from Marxist and Gramscian perspectives. more...

  • Cold New Worldby William Finnegan

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    New Yorker writer William Finnegan spent time with families in four communities across America and became an intimate observer of the lives he reveals in these beautifully rendered portraits: a fifteen-year-old drug dealer in blighted New Haven, Connecticut; a sleepy Texas town transformed by crack; Mexican American teenagers in Washington State, unable... more...