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  1. Wired Youth

    The Social World of Adolescence in the Information Age

    By Gustavo Mesch, Ilan Talmud

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The debate on the social impact of information and communication technologies is particularly important for the study of adolescent life, because through their close association with friends and peers, adolescents develop life expectations, school aspirations, world views, and behaviors. This...

    Published March 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Moving Out, Moving On

    Young People's Pathways In and Through Homelessness

    By Shelley Mallett, Doreen Rosenthal, Deb Keys, Roger Averill

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Based on rich interview data drawn from a large scale longitudinal study of homeless young people, this book examines the personal, familial and structural factors that impact on homeless young people’s long-term outcomes. While telling the personal stories of young people’s experiences, the book...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Mental Health and Emerging Adulthood among Homeless Young People

    By Les B. Whitbeck

    What happens to homeless and runaway adolescents when they become adults? This is the first study that follows homeless youth into young adulthood and reviews the mental health consequences of runaway episodes and street life. The adolescents were interviewed every three months for three years from...

    Published April 13th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. The Means to Grow Up

    Reinventing Apprenticeship as a Developmental Support in Adolescence

    By Robert Halpern

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    In The Means to Grow Up, Robert Halpern describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship"—a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions. This movement aims to re-engage youth through in-depth learning and unique experiences...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Psychology Press

  6. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Adolescent Coping

    Advances in Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Erica Frydenberg

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Young people need to cope in a variety of settings, including school, home, peer groups and the workplace, and with a range of life problems such as examinations and parental divorce. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Adolescent Coping presents the latest research and applications...

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Key Indicators of Child and Youth Well-Being

    Completing the Picture

    Edited by Brett V. Brown

    Indicators of child and youth well-being are indispensable tools for improving the lives of children. In this book, the nation’s leading development researchers review the recent progress made in the measurement, collection, dissemination, and use of indicators of child and youth well-being....

    Published August 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Social Networks in Youth and Adolescence

    By John Cotterell

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This thoroughly revised new edition looks at the nature of social networks, their changing configurations, and the forces of influence they unleash in shaping the life experiences of young people between the ages of 12 and 25 years. The author draws on both social and psychological research to...

    Published May 9th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Risk and Resilience

    Adolescent Mothers and Their Children Grow Up

    Edited by John G. Borkowski, Jaelyn R. Farris, Thomas L. Whitman, Shannon S. Carothers, Keri Weed

    In 1984, a longitudinal study was launched at the University of Notre Dame to evaluate the social and psychological consequences of teenage parenting. Interwoven Lives: Adolescent Mothers and Their Children (2001) described, in detail, the development of these adolescent mothers and their...

    Published March 19th 2007 by Psychology Press