Children & Adolescents

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Change a Life, Change Your Own

Child Sponsorship, the Discourse of Development, and the Production of Ethical Subjects

Peter Ove argues in Change a Life, Change Your Own, child sponsorship is successful not because it addresses the needs of poor children, but because it helps position what it means to live … 188 View

Cracking the Boy Code

How to Understand and Talk with Boys

All too quickly, talkative, affectionate young boys seem to slip away. Adolescents may be transformed overnight into reclusive, seemingly impenetrable young people who open up only to their … 163 View

Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

A cultural planner's immodest proposal: change how we think about children and we just might change the world. We live in an 'adultitarian' state, where the rules are based on … 218 View
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Preface

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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The author explains how he came to see the vital role of working with children in his life, after the first performances of the play Haircuts by Children, and how he hopes to inspire others to … 2 $0.20 Add
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Prologue

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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This is a book about relating to and talking with boys. I’ve written this book for you. For most of my 20 years as a psychologist, the social and emotional development of boys — how … 6 $0.60 Add
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Studying Child Sponsorship

From: Change a Life, Change Your Own

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Children vs. Capitalism

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In the first chapter, the author explores the ways in which including the deep participation of children in as many areas of life as possible could disrupt capitalism in ways that support social … 17 $1.70 Add
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The “Myth” of Child Sponsorship

From: Change a Life, Change Your Own

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What is Good Communication

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Social communication is the greatest communication challenge for boys • Vocabulary, phrasing, and tone set the stage for great conversations. • Get inside a boy’s mental … 14 $1.40 Add
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Child Sponsorship as a Fundraising Technique

From: Change a Life, Change Your Own

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Children vs. Work

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In the second chapter, the author articulates the importance of work and the way it confers legitimacy, and then looks carefully at the distinction between exploitative and non-exploitative child … 17 $1.70 Add
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Is He Hearing You?

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Boys’ hearing is less effective than girls. • Boys’ self-absorption undermines their working memory, and can be mistaken for rudeness or poor effort. • The most … 17 $1.70 Add
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Children vs. Social Acupuncture

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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The author first explains what he means by social acupuncture, and why it is his preferred method of social change promotion. Then he offers case studies of his collaboration between his … 23 $2.30 Add
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Organizational Development within Development Organizations

From: Change a Life, Change Your Own

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What’s He Thinking?

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Before asking a question, think about how you would feel if your son posed the same question, in the same tone. • Boredom is the enemy of a positive connection. Be honest and … 13 $1.30 Add
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Children vs. Mammalian Diving Reflex

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In this chapter, the author unpacks the insights that emerged from collaborations between the Mammalian Diving Reflex company and projects with children. He describes the collaboration method … 42 $4.20 Add