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
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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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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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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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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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Consuming the Child Imaginary

From: Change a Life, Change Your Own

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Great Beginnings

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Getting off to a good start “sets the table” for a constructive conversation. The approach you use should be guided by the situation at hand. • Respect always promotes … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Sources of Power Relations

Developmental Stages and Mind Forms

From: The Power Manual

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Chapter 4, The Sources of Power Relations, introduces the reality that the way we relate to power is developmental and that the foundation starts in childhood, where we learn through our … 7 $0.70 Add
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“Change a Life”

From: Change a Life, Change Your Own

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Vocal Tone and Eye Contact

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Vocal tone is the most important signal you send about your state of mind, and where a conversation is going. • Task-tone relaxes boys. It is both succinct and respectful, … 14 $1.40 Add
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Authenticity

Helping Boys Become Themselves

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Electronica undermines the development of authenticity. Boys don’t begin figuring out who they are until they escape the barrage of representations and distractions that occupy … 17 $1.70 Add