Children and Youth: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
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Children and Youth: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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ISBN-13:
9780761909071
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.1997
Seiten:
400
Autor:
Herbert J. Walberg
Gewicht:
558 g
Format:
244x157x25 mm
Serie:
7, Issues in Children's and Famil
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Introduction and Overview - Herbert J Walberg, Olga Reyes and Roger P Weissberg
PART TWO: FAMILIES
The Role of Universities in Child Development - Sharon Landesman Ramey and Craig T Ramey
Youth and Families in the Inner City - Geraldine K Brookins, Anne C Petersen and Lisa M Brooks
Influencing Positive Outcomes
Families and the Development of Urban Children - Patrick H Tolan and Deborah Gorman-Smith
Urban Myth - Sam Redding
The Family in Hard Times
PART THREE: SCHOOLS
Fostering Educational Resilience in Inner-City Schools - Margaret C Wang, Geneva D Haertel and Herbert J Walberg
The Problems and Promise of Urban Schools - William Lowe Boyd and Roger C Shouse
Normative School Transitions among Urban Adolescents - Edward Seidman and Sabine E French
Understanding the School Performance of Urban Blacks - John U Ogbu
Some Essential Background Knowledge
Extended Day Programs for Urban Children and Youth - Donald R Hellison and Nicholas J Cutforth
From Theory to Practice
PART FOUR: HEALTH
A Public Health Perspective on Urban Adolescents - Kelli A Komro, Frank Bingchang Hu and Brian R Flay
Health Perspectives on Urban Children and Youth - Robert L Johnson
Families and Health in the Urban Environment - Suzanne Feetham
Implications for Programs, Research, and Policy
PART FIVE: CONCLUSIONS
Afterword - Herbert J Wallberg et al
Strengthening the Families, Education, and Health of Urban Children and Youth
Both the positive and the negative circumstances that confront children and young people living in cities are examined in this volume, which identifies the best researched-based solutions for improving these circumstances.