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  • Youth in Citiesby Marta Tienda; William Julius Wilson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    This book presents comparative evidence and case-studies on poor urban youth, providing interventions that have proven successful. more...

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    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This 2003 book was the first comprehensive national sample study of US young people's media use. more...

  • The Sacrificed Generationby Lesley A. Sharp

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this provocative study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many cross-cultural investigations of youth, for its key actors are not adults but schoolchildren. Lesley Sharp refutes dominant assumptions that African children... more...

  • The World's Youthby B. Bradford Brown; Reed W. Larson; T. S. Saraswathi

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This 2002 book provides descriptions of adolescence in eight very different regions of the world. more...

  • The Genius Factoryby David Plotz

    Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95

    It was the most radical human-breeding experiment in American history, and no one knew how it turned out. The Repository for Germinal Choice?nicknamed the Nobel Prize sperm bank?opened to notorious fanfare in 1980, and for two decades, women flocked to it from all over the country to choose a sperm donor from its roster of Nobel-laureate scientists,... more...

  • Matchbookby Samantha Daniels

    Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 19.99

    Fans of Sex and the City and Bridget Jones's Diary, and anyone who loves to date vicariously, will fall in love with Matchbook. In this irresistible read, America's hippest Matchmaker borrows from her real-life experiences to create an urban love story about searching for "The One." When people learn what Samantha Daniels does for a living,... more...

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    Touchstone 2005; US$ 13.00

    This is my first relationship. What should I do? I don't know who to trust. Which guys can be trusted? My best friend and I like the same guy. Should we remain friends? Has everyone had sex except me? How long should I wait? No one defines your life but you. After publishing her first book, The Blueprint for My Girls, author Yasmin... more...

  • Japan: The Childless Society?by Muriel Jolivet

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    Disillusioned by long hours at home alone and by demands from the older generation, Japanese women are marrying later, resulting in a sharp decline in the Japanese birth rate. Muriel Jolivet considers the reasons why Japanese women are finding it increasingly difficult to accept the terms and conditions of motherhood. Japan: The Childless Society... more...

  • Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman Worldby Suzanne Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    It can be difficult to hear the voices of Roman children, women and slaves, given that most surviving texts of the period are by elite adult men. This volume redresses the balance. An international collection of expert contributors go beyond the usual canon of literary texts, and assess a vast range of evidence - inscriptions, burial data, domestic... more...

  • Growing Old in the Twentieth Centuryby Margot Jefferys

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Growing Old in the Twentieth Century investigates many aspects of the current debates raging regarding care and provision for the elderly and the very elderly. It will be invaluable to gerontologists, social policy makers, official and unofficial carers, and anyone involved in health care. more...