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Contentious Issues : Discussion Stories for Young People.

Author: Marianna Csóti
Publisher: Philadelphia : Taylor & Francis Group, Jan. 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Challenging prejudice, stereotyping and judgemental behaviour, this book consists of forty discussion stories that reflect the problems young people face today."

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Csoti, Marianna.
Contentious Issues : Discussion Stories for Young People.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marianna Csóti
ISBN: 9781846421730 184642173X 9781843100331 1843100339
OCLC Number: 842283830
Target Audience: Trade; 13
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Contents""; ""About the Book""; ""Leaders� Notes""; ""Section 1""; ""Introduction""; ""STORY 1: Joshua�s Birthday Present""; ""STORY 2: Not So Sweet Revenge""; ""STORY 3: Goodbye Shaun""; ""STORY 4: Extortion!""; ""STORY 5: �Atch Out!!""; ""STORY 6: Science Test!""; ""STORY 7: Hoi Ping Is Unhappy""; ""STORY 8: It Happened One Day""; ""STORY 9: Preeti�s Lost Bracelet""; ""STORY 10: Just One Last Game""; ""STORY 11: A Better Class of People""; ""STORY 12: Slag!""; ""Section 2""; ""Introduction""; ""STORY 13: We Were Only Playing""; ""STORY 14: Chicken!""; ""STORY 15: Honesty Policy"" ""STORY 16: Painful Puberty""""STORY 17: Nightmare""; ""STORY 18: I Fell Down the Stairs""; ""STORY 19: I Don�t Remember""; ""STORY 20: Joyrider""; ""STORY 21: I Never Have Any Nice Clothes""; ""STORY 22: Shoplifter""; ""STORY 23: My Mum�s Not Well""; ""STORY 24: I�m a Person Too""; ""Section 3""; ""Introduction""; ""STORY 25: No Thanks, I�m Not Hungry""; ""STORY 26: I�m So Tired""; ""STORY 27: Hands Off!""; ""STORY 28: He Was My Boyfriend!""; ""STORY 29: SIDA""; ""STORY 30: 2052 AD""; ""STORY 31: The Party""; ""STORY 32: Tina�s Decision""; ""STORY 33: No!!"" ""STORY 34: TO LEAD BAGGY?""""STORY 35: Perspective""; ""Section 4""; ""Introduction""; ""STORY 36: Next Time?""; ""STORY 37: Escape!""; ""STORY 38: Marriage""; ""STORY 39: Trudy�s Baby""; ""STORY 40: The Last Straw""; ""Appendix: Useful Contacts""; ""Index of Subject Areas""

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Aimed at promoting discussion and awareness, the author challenges young people to consider events and the part they themselves play in life, thus producing more responsible and independently  Read more...

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The stories are short and cover many relevant topics for young people, and the leader sheets do provide a good guide to the discussion and, in some cases, provide the leader with helpful facts; for Read more...

 
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