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  1. Arenas of Comfort in Adolescence

    A Study of Adjustment in Context

    By Jeylan T. Mortimer, Kathleen T. Call

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Adolescence is a time when the social world expands, a time of increasing engagement beyond the family sphere to the school, the peer group, and the workplace. These contexts may present experiences that differ greatly in their tone and content, either contributing to or hindering satisfaction and...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. The Anatomy of Adolescence (Psychology Revivals)

    Young people's social attitudes in Britain

    By Adrian Furnham, Barrie Gunter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1989, this is a unique reference source to the social attitudes of British adolescents of the time. The authors, both experienced researchers, draw on a sample of over 2,000 adolescents from all over the British Isles, including Northern Ireland and the north of Scotland as...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Adolescent Romantic Relations and Sexual Behavior

    Theory, Research, and Practical Implications

    Edited by Paul Florsheim

    Developmental and clinical researchers have only just discovered the phenomenon of adolescent romance as a topic of serious scientific inquiry. This discovery may be related to the overwhelming evidence that adult romantic relationships are failing at alarming rates. Dramatic increases in the rates...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Young People and the Care Experience

    Research, Policy and Practice

    By Julie Shaw, Nick Frost

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The care system looks after the most vulnerable young people in society – those who are, for a variety of reasons, unable to live with their parents. Young People and the Care Experience examines what can be done to support young people to remain at home, and if this is not possible, how they can...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Growing Up Fast

    Transitions To Early Adulthood of Inner-city Adolescent Mothers

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater, Niobe Way

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    In this book the authors examine in depth the lives of inner-city adolescent mothers, going beyond stereotypes to illuminate the diverse pathways to young adulthood taken by these young women. The different ways they respond to becoming a parent reflect a range of abilities, aspirations, and...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Trafficked Young People

    Breaking the Wall of Silence

    By Jenny J. Pearce, Patricia Hynes, Silvie Bovarnick

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Human trafficking constitutes one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. However, many social work practitioners still have a poor and incomplete understanding of the experiences of children and young people who have been trafficked. In Trafficked Young People, the authors call...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities

    Resilience in the Neighborhood

    Edited by Gary Creasey, Patricia A Jarvis

    This timely volume explores essential themes, issues, and challenges related to adolescents’ lives and learning in underserviced urban areas. Distinguished scholars provide theoretically grounded, multidisciplinary perspectives on contexts and forces that influence adolescent development and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Teenagers and Technology

    By Chris Davies, Rebecca Eynon

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The popular media often presents a negative picture of young people and technology. From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown. Teenagers and Technology presents a...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults

    A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy

    By Brad Sachs

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults is an indispensible guidebook to the unique set of problems and opportunities that families face when young adults are experiencing difficulty pulling anchor and setting sail. Renowned clinician Brad Sachs, PhD, provides both a conceptual...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cyberbullying

    Development, Consequences, Risk and Protective Factors

    Edited by Ersilia Menesini, Christiane Spiel

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    From the beginning of 2000, with the increase and diffusion of modern technologies, a new form of bullying using electronic means has emerged. Literature has reached some consistent findings on the description of the problem. However, there is still a lack of knowledge about developmental processes...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Psychology Press