Children & Adolescents

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Catch the Fire

An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities

Community, youth, non-profit, education, entrepreneurial, and religious organizations all have exciting ambitions, but they often lack the creative skills to impact people on a deep level. Catch … ; 322 View

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
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Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth

Speaking Out and Pushing Back

Though interpersonal violence is widely studied, much less has been done to understand structural violence, the often-invisible patterns of inequality that reproduce social relations of exclusion … ; ; 248 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

Pieces of a Puzzle

Perspectives on Child Sexual Abuse

This collection presents various “pieces” towards a comprehensive understanding of child sexual abuse and is intended for practitioners, researchers and students interested in … ; 126 View

The Mean Girl Motive

Negotiating Power and Femininity

Prior to the 1980s, girls were completely excluded from research on childhood aggression, presumably because their ‘sugar and spice and everything nice’ made them averse to … 96 View
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Introduction

From: Pieces of a Puzzle

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Introduction

From: Catch the Fire

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Readings in section 1 of this title explore the arts as an overlooked force for positive social change, and provides real-world examples of the application of a Creative Community Model. This … ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction Where Have All the Good Girls Gone?

From: The Mean Girl Motive

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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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Connecting the Pieces

The Experience of the Family Sexual Abuse Treatment Program

From: Pieces of a Puzzle

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Girl Aggression

From: The Mean Girl Motive

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