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Author Name:    LIEBENBERG, Linda, and Michael UNGAR (eds.) UNGAR, Michael

Title:   Resilience in Action : Working with Youth across Cultures and Contexts. first paperback printing

Publisher:    University of Toronto Press, Toronto / Buffalo / London, 2008, ISBN:9780802094711 

Seller ID:   106343

LIEBENBERG, Linda, and Michael UNGAR (eds.). Resilience in Action : Workingwith Youth across Cultures and Contexts. Toronto / Buffalo / London : Univ ersity of Toronto Press, (2008). First Paperback Printing. Pp (4),[v]-x,(2),[3]-412,(2). 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black and blue. Contents : Introduction : understanding youth resilience in action : theway forward (by Linda Liebenberg and Michael Ungar). 1. Putting resilience theory into action : five principles for intervention(by Michael Ungar). P art One: Promoting Individual Well-Being. 2. Understanding adolescent self-injury from a resilience perspective : a model for international interpretation (by Nancy L. Heath, Jessica R. Toste, and Lana C. Zinck). 3. Discovering how resilient capacities develop in the midst of surviving incest (by Kim M. Anderson). 4. Fostering post-traumatic growth in adolescent immigrants(by Roni Berger). 5. Building a better mousetrap : risk and resilience pro cesses, the DSM, and the child psychiatrist (by Normand Carrey). 6. Promoting resilience and coping in social workers : learning from perceptions about resilience and coping among South African social work students (by Linda Smith and Sandra J. Drower). Part Two: Structuring Services for Youth. 7. Supporting resilience among homeless youth (by/ Nicole Letourneau [and others]. 8. The impact of an informal career development program on the resilience of inner-city youth (by Kathryn Levine and Dawn Sutherland). 9. Resilience as process : a group intervention program for adolescents with learning difficulties (by Linda Theron). 10. Youth expedition programming in Singapore : building resilience and positive personal development (by Mah-Ngee Leeand Siew-Luan Tay-Koay). 11. Australian approaches to understanding and bu ilding resilience in at-risk populations (by Lisbeth T. Pike, Lynne Cohen, and Julie Ann Pooley). Part Three: Cultural Relevance. 12. Synchronicity orserendipity? Aboriginal wisdom and childhood resilience (by Jean Lafrance, Ralph Bodor and Betty Bastien). 13. Resilience in Japanese youth (by Julie Anne Laser). 14. Chinese approaches to understanding and building resilien ce in at-risk young people : the case of Hong Kong (by Francis Wing-Lin Leeand Kennedy Kwong-Hung Ng). Part Four: Government Policy and Service Provi sion. 15. Raising youth voices in community and policy decision making (by Jackie Sanders and Robyn Munford). 16. Policy responses to youth in adversity : an integrated, strengths-based approach (by E. Anne Marshall and Bonnie J. Leadbeater). Linda Liebenberg is director of research with the Resilience Research Centre in the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University. Michael Ungar is a professor in the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University and principal investigator of the International Resilience Project. Very good. 15.00


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