• Education: care & counselling of students
      September 2010

      Training Program for Adolescents - Development of Work and Social Behavior

      Aufbau von Arbeits- und Sozialverhalten

      by Franz Petermann, Ulrike Petermann

      This training program helps teenagers between the ages of 13 and 20 years to practice competent work and social behavior in their daily routines, reducing aggressive, antisocial and unsafe behavior and raising the teenagers’ self-confidence. The training

    • Health & Personal Development
      February 2015

      Selbsthilfe bei Angst im Kindes- und Jugendalter

      by Schmidt-Traub, Sigrun

    • Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's/YA)


      by Cristina Romero & Francis Marín

      The Red Book for Girls was born to acompany and empower girls on their way to maturity but it is also a book for mothers and for all women, because it helps us heal hurts of our childhood. An illustrated book whose words and images seem to whisper to o

    • Children's & YA


      by Cristina Romero & Francis Marín

      Whether you are a little or a grown-up boy, The Golden Book for Boys was written to accompany you and remind you how powerful you are. But it’s also a book for you if you arealready a man, because it will help you heal the hurts you may hav

    • Psychiatry
      February 2014

      Clinical Insights: Mental Health in Adolescents: Bipolar Disorder

      by Anne Duffy

      Psychiatric illnesses with onset during adolescence and early adulthood recur or persist lifelong, and are associated early in their course with suicide, addictions and an elevated risk of chronic medical disorders. Furthermore, the average time to accura

    • Philosophy & theory of education
      March 2014

      Behaviour disorders among children and adolescents

      Manifestations – causes – helpful measures

      by Norbert Myschker / Roland Stein

      This volume presents the latest scientific findings on the subject of behavioural disorders in young people in the form of a manual. It describes children and adolescents, whose behaviour differs adversely from the expected norms of society, especially th

    • May 2015

      History as Knowledge

      Ethical Values and Meaning in Encounters with History

      by Niklas Ammert

      What do you know when you know something about history? What is important to know and how do you learn? Adolescents encounter history everywhere: at school, in the family, in media and society. But how do adolescents perceive history and in what ways do a

    • November 2016

      Development of Other-Regarding Preferences in Children and Adolescents

      by Katrin John

      Other-regarding preferences, hence appreciation of others’ welfare, are mainly culturally transmitted, whereby most of the development takes place in the sensitive period of childhood and adolescence. This work analyzes the development as well as possible

    • September 2010

      Girl Wide Web 2.0

      Revisiting Girls, the Internet, and the Negotiation of Identity

      by Sharon R. Mazzarella

      From social networking sites to game design, from blogs to game play, and from fan fiction to commercial web sites, Girl Wide Web 2.0 offers a complex portrait of millennial girls online. Grounded in an understanding of the ongoing evolution in computer a

    • June 2010

      Boys’ Bodies

      Speaking the Unspoken

      by Michael Kehler, Michael Atkinson

      The chapters in this edited collection examine how the culture of masculinity intersects with issues of health, homophobia, and the suppression and silencing of anxieties about body image among men and boys. Examining the bodily dividends and trade-offs a

    • February 2011

      Teaching History to Adolescents

      A Quest for Relevance

      by John A. Beineke

      This book has received the AESA (American Educational Studies Association) Critics Choice Award 2012. Teaching History to Adolescents: A Quest for Relevance is an exploration of research, ideas, trends, and practices for educators who teach American histo

    • April 2016

      Adolescents’ Online Literacies

      Connecting Classrooms, Digital Media, and Popular Culture – Revised edition

      by Donna E. Alvermann

      This revised edition of Adolescents’ Online Literacies: Connecting Classrooms, Digital Media, and Popular Culture features a variety of digital tools for humanizing pedagogy. For example, the book examines numerous artistic representations of young people

    • April 2002

      Adolescents’ future-orientation

      Theory and research

      by Janusz Trempala, Lars-Erik Malmberg

      The primary focus of this volume is on the adolescents’ ability to direct their thoughts and actions towards the future and to create mental construals of hypothetical future events: present images, wishes, hopes, fears and plans regarding action-goals in

    • June 2006

      Behavior Therapy with Aggressive Children and Adolescents

      by Franz Petermann, Ulrike Petermann

      This book provides a short overview of the development of aggressive behavior, assessment guidelines and the contents and materials of two training programs. The Training with Aggressive Children and Training with Adolescents are recognized multimodal cog

    • April 2004

      A Culture of Refusal

      The Lives and Literacies of Out-of-School Adolescents

      by Brett Elizabeth Blake

      A Culture of Refusal is a unique attempt at representing a set of what William Ayers calls «multiply-marginalized» adolescents, situating the voices of migrant and incarcerated youth within out-of-school contexts – in the fields and the streets,

    • May 2005

      Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World

      by Donna E. Alvermann

      By embracing a rapidly changing digital world, the so-called millennial adolescent is proving quite adept at breaking down age-old distinctions among disciplines, between high- and low-brow media culture, and within print and digitized text types. Adolesc

    • April 2008

      Adolescents and Online Fan Fiction

      by Rebecca W. Black

      This book presents an ethnographic and discourse analytic study of a highly popular online fan fiction writing space. Its analyses highlight the range of sophisticated literacy practices that English language learning youth engage in through their fan-rel

    • Medicine
      September 2016

      Tumors in Adolescents and Young Adults

      by Stark, D.P., Stahel, R.A., Vassal, G., Peters, S.

      The field of adolescents and young adult (AYA) oncology is experiencing a very challenging time. This book is a guide to the key issues for any clinician and health professional managing AYA with cancer in Europe. Emphasis is on collaboration between adult and pediatric specialists. Authors present their perception of the current state of the most prominent primary issues in AYA oncology. Chapters cover cross-cutting issues such as disease epidemiology, systems of care, access to innovative therapy and late effects of treatment and survivorship for AYA-onset cancers. There are discussions of the latest developments and the most important cancer types for AYA, including the shared perspectives of adult and pediatric specialists. Throughout the book recurrent challenges to the AYA community are exposed and solutions proposed. Tumors in Adolescents and Young Adults is highly recommended to any oncologist or haematologist treating patients aged 15 to 39 diagnosed with cancer. It will also be of interest to other members of the multidisciplinary teams involved with this patient group.

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