By Jennifer Otter Bickerdike
By Jennifer Otter Bickerdike
By Duncan Lindsey
Long a voice for fighting baby poverty, Lindsey takes a balanced strategy that starts with a historical past of monetary and kin coverage from the nice melancholy and the advance of Social defense and strikes onward. He information the surprising quantity of monetary inequality within the united states, mentioning that this wealthiest of nations additionally has the biggest percentage of kids dwelling in poverty. Calling for reform, Lindsey proposes a number of plausible common source of revenue safety regulations for weak teenagers and households, suggestions that experience labored in different complex democracies and in addition appreciate the significance of the marketplace economic system. they target not only to lessen baby poverty, but additionally to offer all teenagers significant financial chance. simply as Social protection alleviates the edge of poverty in outdated age, asset-building rules can insulate kids from the cumulative results of drawback and supply them with a powerful beginning from which to soar.
Politicians, pundits, and oldsters constantly say that kids are the long run, yet so long as such a lot of develop up bad or with out chance, that slogan will sound hole. Duncan Lindseys booklet may be learn by means of an individual who desires to understand how we will be able to take actual motion to embellish the long run for kids and for society as a whole.
By John C. Spurlock
When did the sexual revolution occur? such a lot american citizens could most likely say the Sixties. in fact, younger have been altering the foundations of private and non-private lifestyles for many years prior to. by means of the early years of the 20th century, youngsters have been more and more freed from grownup supervision, and taking regulate in their sexuality in lots of methods. relationship, going regular, necking, petting, and cohabiting all provoked grownup hand-wringing and suggestion, such a lot of it missed. by the point the media started saying the coming of a ‘sexual revolution,’ it have been happening for part a century.
Youth and Sexuality within the Twentieth-Century United States
tells this tale with attention-grabbing revelations from either own writings and clinical intercourse learn. John C. Spurlock follows the most important adjustments within the intercourse lives of yank adolescence around the whole century, contemplating how dramatic revolutions within the tradition of intercourse affected not just heterosexual relationships, but additionally homosexual and lesbian formative years, and same-sex friendships. The darkish facet of intercourse can also be coated, with dialogue of the painful realities of sexual violence and coercion within the lives of many youth. jam-packed with information from first-person bills, this full of life and available heritage is key for somebody attracted to American formative years and sexuality.
By M. Ensor
By Katharine S. Bullard
By Julie K. deGraffenried
In Sacrificing Childhood, Julie deGraffenried chronicles the lives of the Soviet wartime teenagers and the makes use of to which they have been put—not simply as warring parties or employees in factories and collective farms, but additionally as fodder for propaganda, their plight an explanation of the enemy's depredations. now not all Soviet young ones lived during the struggle within the comparable method; yet within the conditions of a kid in occupied Belarus or within the Leningrad blockade, a tender deportee in Siberia or evacuee in Uzbekistan, deGraffenried reveals universal threads that distinguish the kid's adventure of battle from the adult's. The state's expectancies, notwithstanding, have been an analogous for all young ones, as we see right here in kid's mass media and literature and the communications of occasion enterprises and associations, such a lot particularly the younger Pioneers, whose relentless wartime actions made them perfect for the needs of propaganda.
The first in-depth learn of the place Soviet childrens healthy into the heritage of the warfare, Sacrificing Childhood additionally deals an unheard of view of the state's altering expectancies for its youngsters, and the way this figured within the nature and course of post-war Soviet society.
By P. Ryan
By Franziska Hübsch,Maximilian Schäfer,Werner Thole
Erziehungsstellen und pädagogische Hausgemeinschaften stellen ein weitgehend unbeachtetes Handlungsfeld der Hilfen zur Erziehung für Heranwachsende dar. In dem Band werden die Ergebnisse eines Forschungsprojektes vorgestellt. Beschrieben werden die Wege durch das Leben von ehemaligen AdressatInnen von Erziehungsstellen. Ergänzt werden die biografischen Rekonstruktionen durch Einblicke in den pädagogischen Alltag und Daten zu den Rahmenbedingungen der Erziehungsstellen und pädagogischen Hausgemeinschaften.
Die Befunde ergänzen das Wissen zur Pädagogik der Hilfen zur Erziehung und votieren dafür, über Alternativen zu geschlossenen Unterbringungsformen von Kindern und Jugendlichen nachzudenken.
By Alfons Aichinger
By Roy Kozlovsky