Adolescent Psychology in Today's World: Global Perspectives on Risk, Relationships, and Development, 1st Edition

  • Michael Nakkula
  • Andrew J. Schneider-Muñoz
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  • ISBN-10: 1440830401
  • ISBN-13: 9781440830402
  • DDC: 155.509
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This groundbreaking three-volume set spotlights how conditions around the world are affecting the healthy development of adolescents in their respective environments, on all six continents.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Conceptual Introduction: Possibility Development as the Psychological Core of Adolescence.
2: Contextual and Practical Introduction: The Emergent Role of Global Child and Youth Care Work in Possibility Development.
3: Volume 1 Introduction: Youth Possibility Development in the Americas.
4: The United States: Possibility Development in the Land of Opportunity Gaps.
5: Youth in Canada: Potentials, Promises, and Positive Directions.
6: Advancing Human Development for Youth in Mexico: Constraints and Opportunities.
7: Educating Youth to Overcome Inequity, Marginalization, and Violence in Colombia: Contributions of Escuela Nueva in Context.
8: Vulnerability in Education and Employment: Youth Development in Argentina.
9: Possibility Development for Out-of-School Youth in Rural Guatemala.
10: Facilitating Possibility in Nicaragua: How Seeds for Progress and Fabretto Support Positive Youth Development.
11: The Education and Development of Peruvian Youth: Opportunities, Challenges, and Possibilities.
12: Youth Possibility Development in Ecuador: The Case for Centro Educativo Nuevo Mundo.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Volume 1 Index.