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  1. Does It Take A Village?

    Community Effects on Children, Adolescents, and Families

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  2. Promoting Adolescent Development in Community Context

    Challenges To Scholars, Nonprofit Managers, and Higher Education. A Special Issue of applied Developmental Science

    Edited by Shepherd Zeldin, Linda Camino, Wendy Wheeler

    The scholarships of discovery (empirical research) and application (community-based practice) are alone insufficient in creating the types of valid and relevant information necessary to understand and promote youth development as it occurs in community context. Discovery and application need to be...

    Published July 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  3. Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day, Janet Alberts, Michael L. Hecht, Melanie R. Trost, Robert L. Krizek

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use explores the communicative and relational features of adolescent drug use. It focuses on peer norms, risk, and protective factors and considers how drugs are offered to adolescents, examining such factors as who makes the offers and how they are resisted, where...

    Published January 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  4. The Health Care Setting As A Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse

    A Special Issue of children's Health Care

    Edited by Keith L. Kaufman

    This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding of various forms of child maltreatment as well as approaches designed to...

    Published April 30th 1999 by Psychology Press

  5. Studying Minority Adolescents

    Conceptual, Methodological, and Theoretical Issues

    Edited by Vonnie C. McLoyd, Laurence Steinberg

    In the burgeoning research literature on adolescents, the relative paucity of work examining ethnic variations in developmental processes is a glaring gap, particularly because approximately one third of American young people now come from an ethnic minority background. A primary factor in this...

    Published June 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  6. Empirically Supported Psychosocial Interventions for Children

    A Special Issue of the journal of Clinical Child Psychology

    Edited by Christopher J. Lonigan, Jean C. Elbert

    Attempts to identify empirically supported psychosocial interventions for children with specific disorders and commentary on the state of the research literature in those areas....

    Published May 31st 1998 by Psychology Press

  7. The Developmental Psychology of Planning

    Why, How, and When Do We Plan?

    Edited by Sarah L. Friedman, Ellin Kofsky Scholnick

    Planning is defined as formulating an organized method for action in advance. Although people do not plan all the time and planning does not occur in every situation, planning skill is central to all human behavior. There are developmental differences in planning skill and in the motivation to plan...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Psychology Press

  8. Immigration and the Family

    Research and Policy on U.s. Immigrants

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy Landale, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book documents the third in a series of annual symposia on family issues--the National Symposium on International Migration and Family Change: The Experience of U.S. Immigrants--held at Pennsylvania State University. Although most existing literature on migration focuses solely on the origin...

    Published December 31st 1996 by Routledge

  9. Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthood

    The Impacts of New Freedoms and New Responsibilities

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Katherine N. Wadsworth, Patrick M. O'Malley, Lloyd D. Johnston, John E. Schulenberg

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol,...

    Published December 31st 1996 by Psychology Press

  10. Adolescent Coping

    Advances in Theory, Research and Practice

    By Erica Frydenberg

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Published December 25th 1996 by Routledge