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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Youth Cultures offers a comprehensive outline of youth cultural studies in the twenty-first century, with reference to a range of new research case studies. Featuring both well known and emerging scholars from the UK, the US and mainland Europe, the book addresses core theoretical and methodological developments before going on to examine key substantive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Demographic ageing is a reality - within 25 years half the population of Western Europe will be over 50, one quarter over 65, and the Less Developed Countries will contain one billion elderly people. Ageing Societies examines the myths, challenges and opportunities behind these figures. Ageing Societies explores three areas: ┬ž the growing necessity... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 94.00
This thought-provoking reference work explores the evolution of America's heated abortion debate in a selection of over 40 primary documents from the 19th century to the present day. The guide includes not only key laws and court cases that have determined abortion policy, but also political speeches, medical essays, theological writings, newspaper... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book discusses abortion in a non-Western, non-Christian context - in Thailand, where over 300,000 illegal abortions are performed each year by a variety of methods. The book, based on extensive original research in the field, examines a wide range of issues, including stories of the real-life dilemmas facing women, popular representations of abortion... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 67.99
The majority of women who have had abortions report feeling happy, satisfied, and relieved following their abortion. Some few women who have had an abortion may experience some feelings of guilt and sadness; however, this rarely lasts longer than a few days. Those very few women who present with prolonged feelings of sadness and mental health problems... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 75.00
Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook offers a balanced, objective look at the ultimate "wedge" issue in American culture. This volume offers a revealing history of abortion politics and policy from the 1800s to Roe v. Wade to the present, with clear analyses of disputes such as public funding for abortion, the status of the fetus,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Are our current ways of talking about "the problem of adolescence" really that different than those of past generations? For the past decade, Act Your Age! has provided a provocative and now classic analysis of the accepted ways of viewing teens. By employing a groundbreaking "history of the present" methodology that resists traditional chronology,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 185.00
These volumes serve up the fruits of the latest research on a key period of human development. Written in plain, no-nonsense language, the entries provide an overview of teenage development and its unique pleasures and problems, from medical and physical to social and psychological. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 45.00
The author provides social work practitioners with research-based information necessary to develop prevention programs and policies that target young people according to their different levels of early sex, pregnancy, and parenthood experiences. The need to develop policies and services designed to reduce teenage pregnancy in ways appropriate for the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 64.99
"Adolescent pregnancy is an important public health issue and this valuable, well-referenced book covers the risk factors, child-family outcomes, and preventionÍ.This is a very useful book for social workers and other professionals as a single source of current information about adolescent pregnancy and prevention." -- Doody's This new edition of... more...