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Youth Civic and Political Engagement

Youth Civic and Political Engagement

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Martyn Barrett, Dimitra Pachi
February 21, 2019

What exactly is civic and political participation? What factors influence young people’s participation? How can we encourage youth to participate actively in their own democracies? Youth Civic and Political Engagement takes a multidisciplinary approach to answering these key questions,...

Adolescence and the Brain

Adolescence and the Brain

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Anne-Lise Goddings, Kathryn Mills
December 01, 2018

By combining information from neuroimaging studies with evidence from animal research, psychological research, epidemiology and histology, we can piece together the major developments, and relate these to typical adolescent behaviours. There is immense potential for the fields of health, education...

Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention

Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention

2nd Edition

Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen
June 21, 2018

Adolescence is a period characterized by both increased susceptibility to risks and new-found strength to withstand them. Whilst most young people are well equipped to manage the changes associated with growing up, other maladjusted and marginalized adolescents already have, or are at...

Adolescent Coping: Promoting Resilience and Well-Being

Adolescent Coping: Promoting Resilience and Well-Being

3rd Edition

Erica Frydenberg
June 11, 2018

How do young people cope with the multitude of difficult situations and scenarios that are associated with growing up, like anxiety and depression, as well as illness, rejection and family breakdown? How can we facilitate and encourage, through a combination of health, well-being and positive...

Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood: Effective Policy and Practice

Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood: Effective Policy and Practice

1st Edition

Alison Hadley
December 01, 2017

Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood provides a comprehensive, unparalleled insight into the  UK Government’s highly successful Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) for England which reduced the under-18 pregnancy rate by well over 50%, and considers how the lessons from this policy can be applied...

Adolescence and Body Image: From Development to Preventing Dissatisfaction

Adolescence and Body Image: From Development to Preventing Dissatisfaction

1st Edition

Lina A Ricciardelli, Zali Yager
November 23, 2015

Body image is a significant issue for the majority of adolescents. Anxieties relating to body image can be crippling across both genders, their debilitating effects sometimes leading to mental health problems. This important book is the first of its kind to focus specifically on adolescents,...

Sexuality in Adolescence: The digital generation

Sexuality in Adolescence: The digital generation

1st Edition

Meredith Temple-Smith, Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal
August 13, 2015

Sexuality in Adolescence: The Digital Generation provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of research and theory about adolescent sexuality in today’s world. The book examines biological, social and health-related approaches and reviews qualitative and quantitative research from psychology,...

Young People and the Care Experience: Research, Policy and Practice

Young People and the Care Experience: Research, Policy and Practice

1st Edition

Julie Shaw, Nick Frost
April 11, 2013

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...

Trafficked Young People: Breaking the Wall of Silence

Trafficked Young People: Breaking the Wall of Silence

1st Edition

Jenny J. Pearce, Patricia Hynes, Silvie Bovarnick
January 28, 2013

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...

Teenagers and Technology

Teenagers and Technology

1st Edition

Chris Davies, Rebecca Eynon
November 26, 2012

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...

Illegal Leisure Revisited: Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

Illegal Leisure Revisited: Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

1st Edition

Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams
February 24, 2011

This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug...

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