Children and Youth Products

  • Understanding Child Development

    Psychological Perspectives and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Sara Meadows

    Understanding Child Development introduces the main areas of developmental psychology in childhood. Drawing on content which first appeared in ‘Understanding Child Development’, published in 1986, the book includes new bases of evidence and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the subject.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Childhood, Literature, and Science

    Fragile Subjects

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children? Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in western…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Understanding Child and Adolescent Grief

    Supporting Loss and Facilitating Growth

    Edited by Carrie Arnold

    Understanding Child and Adolescent Grief incorporates theory, clinical applications, case studies, and current research on contemporary models of grief pertaining to children and adolescents. The integration of developmental perspectives, attachment theory, and neurobiological implications provides…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Bereavement Camps for Children and Adolescents

    Planning, Curriculum, and Evaluation

    By Irene Searles McClatchey, Jane S. Wimmer

    Bereavement Camps for Children and Adolescents is the first book to describe in detail how to create bereavement camps for children and adolescents. It is a comprehensive how-to guide, offering practical advice on planning, curriculum building, and evaluation. Readers will find a step-by-step plan…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Transitions From Care to Independence:

    Supporting Young People Leaving State Care to Fulfil Their Potential

    By Jennifer Driscoll

    This important book focuses on the critical role of educational achievement for the wellbeing and success of vulnerable youth in adulthood. It is concerned with three interconnected issues: the support which is or should be afforded to youth ageing out of state care to enable them to fulfil their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors

    Practical Strategies for Early Childhood Educators

    Edited by Gayle Mindes

    Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors provides early childhood educators with a guide to developmentally appropriate practice for working with children who exhibit challenging behaviors, as well as perspectives for experienced teachers to reflect upon best practices in today’s complex world.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • An Emerging Approach for Education and Care

    Implementing a Worldwide Classification of Functioning and Disability

    Edited by Susana Castro, Olympia Palikara

    An Emerging Approach for Education and Care provides a synthesis of the extensive research that has been conducted worldwide about the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth in education and care. The main purpose of the ICF is to provide a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Women's Health in Africa

    Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Eleanor Krassen Covan, Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock

    This edited book includes new policy-relevant research on women’s health issues in Africa. Scholars explore critical topics from different disciplinary traditions using a variety of research methodologies and data sources. The contributors include African scholars with in-depth knowledge of their…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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