Psychology - Developmental - Adolescent

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Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexi...

Joan Jacobs Brumberg

Winner of four major awards, this updated edition of Joan Jacobs Brumberg's Fasting Girls, presents a history of women's food-refusal dating back as far as the sixteenth century. Here is a tableau of female self-denial: medieval marty...

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Published: Oct 2000

Developing Teen Leadership: A Practic...

Dan Appleman

Not long ago, all it took to have a comfortable career was to do well in high school, get a college degree, and find a nice stable job. But the world is changing rapidly, and many of the nice stable jobs have moved to developing count...

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Published: Feb 2011

Becoming Adult: How Teenagers Prepare...

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

How do young people envision their occupational futures? What do teenagers feel about their schooling and after-school work, and how do these experiences affect their passage to adult work? These are the questions that psychologist Mi...

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Published: Mar 2001

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent ...

James Garbarino

"Remarkable--. What sets Lost Boys apart from the ordinary lament is the author's palpable sense of care and compassion."--The Washington Post Book WorldIn the past few years our national consciousness has been altered by haunting ima...

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Published: Jan 1999

Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Execu...

Richard Guare

"I told you, I'll do it later." "I forgot to turn in the stupid application." "Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again." "I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!" If you're ...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2013

Girls Rising: A Guide to Nurturing a ...

Urana Jackson

This guide for adults working with adolescent girls will help them explore and develop their emotional, social, and spiritual selves.Young people are hungry and capable of engaging in meaningful explorations of themselves and the worl...

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Published: May 2016

Stop the Screaming: How to Turn Angry...

Carl E. Pickhardt

  Parenting expert Carl E. Pickhardt brings his considerable experience to tackling the most pervasive and difficult problems parents face in childrearing. Whereas many books on family conflict focus on the prickly teenage years, P...

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Published: Jan 2009

Parenting for the Digital Age: The Tr...

Bill Ratner

From how to deal with cyberbullying to the strange, true stories behind Barbie and G.I. Joe, media insider Bill Ratner takes an inside look at our wired-up world in a fascinating book—part memoir, part parenting guide—for the digi...

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Published: Mar 2014

Odd Girl Out, Revised and Updated: Th...

Rachel Simmons

REVISED AND UPDATEDWITH NEW MATERIAL ON CYBERBULLYING ANDHELPING GIRLS HANDLE THE DANGERS OF LIFE ONLINEWhen Odd Girl Out was first published, it became an instant bestseller and ignited a long-overdue conversation about the hidden cu...

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Published: Aug 2011

Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write abou...

Rachel Simmons

The national bestseller Odd Girl Out exposed a hidden culture of cruelty that had always been quietly endured by American girls. As Rachel Simmons toured the country, these girls found their voices and spoke to her about their pain. T...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2004

The Enneagram for Teens: Discover You...

Elizabeth Wagele

The Enneagram for Teens: Discover Your Personality Type and Celebrate Your True Self contains many moving accounts by teenagers in their own words. Teens will see themselves and discover their own strengths in these personal and relat...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2014
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