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Handbook of adolescent development research and its impact on global policy

Author: Jennifer E Lansford; Prerna Banati
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is unique in bringing together cutting-edge research on adolescent development with a focus on policies and interventions directed toward adolescents. The book is also distinctive in its focus on issues that uniquely affect adolescents in low- and middle-income countries.
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Handbook of adolescent development research and its impact on global policy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017053174
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer E Lansford; Prerna Banati
ISBN: 9780190847128 0190847123
OCLC Number: 1010698503
Description: xix, 482 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Adolescence in a global context / Prerna Banati and Jennifer E. Lansford --
Health and well-being in adolescence : a dynamic profile / Susan M. Sawyer and George C. Patton --
Neurocognitive development during adolescence / Nikki C. Lee, Miriam Hollarek, and Lydia Krabbendam --
Studying positive youth development in different nations : theoretical and methodological issues / Richard M. Lerner [and others] --
Adolescent civic engagement in contemporary political and technological realities / Colette Daiute --
Parent-adolescent relationships in global perspective / Marc H. Bornstein and Diane L. Putnick --
Peer relationships / Doran C. French and Hoi Shan Cheung --
The contribution of nonfamily adults to adolescent well-being : a global research and policy perspective / Peter C. Scales and Eugene C. Roehlkepartain --
How to end child marriage around the world : strategies, progress, and action needed / Lakshmi Sundaram, Ellen Travers, and Matilda Branson --
Adolescents and armed conflict : war, conflict, and child soldiers / Theresa S. Betancourt [and others] --
Immigrant and refugee youth positive adaptation and development / Frosso Motti-Stefanidi --
Push out, pull out, or opting out? Reasons cited by adolescents for discontinuing education in four low- and middle-income countries / Renu Singh and Protap Mukherjee --
Poverty, risk, and resilience : the case of street-involved youth / Silvia H. Koller, Juliana Prates Santana, and Marcela Raffaelli --
Parent-based models of adolescent substance use : a global perspective / Andrea M. Hussong and Ruth K. Smith --
Making strategic investments in adolescent well-being / Elena Camilletti and Prerna Banati --
Social protection, adolescent well-being, and development in low- and middle-income countries / Suman Verma --
Mental health challenges and interventions for adolescents : the first 1,000 weeks / Lorraine Sherr --
Teens in public spaces and natural landscapes : issues of access and design / Sara Brunelle [and others] --
HIV prevention among adolescents: what have we learned and where are we? / Audrey Pettifor and Hamsa Subramaniam --
Adolescent development and capacity building / Esther F. Akinsola and Anne C. Petersen --
Gender equity and the SDGs : collective impact for change / Elizabeth Dettori and Geeta Rao Gupta --
Young people's participation in program design research, monitoring, and evaluation / Pamela Wridt --
Conclusions: Adolescent development research and its impact on global policy / Jennifer E. Lansford and Prerna Banati.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer E. Lansford and Prerna Banati.

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