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- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Adolescent Girls at Risk focuses on a fieldwork that employed measures and programs designed to help girls in their transformation to adolescence. The book first ponders on the theoretical background and plan of the project, including fieldwork aims and methods, research aims and methods, and at risk factors. The text then examines the girls who... more...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 114.00
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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 109.00
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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99
Biografie und Lebenswelt gelten als Zentrale Begriffe innerhalb der Sozialen Arbeit, die gleichermaßen für Theorie, Praxis und Forschung bedeutsam sind. In theoretischer und empirischer Weise werden in dem Band Antworten auf die Fragen, wie die Konzepte ?Lebenswelt? und ?Biografie? hinsichtlich ihres Potentials für eine kritische Soziale Arbeit aufgeschlossen... more...