2006

Youth Unemployment and Society

As societies become more technically advanced and jobs require more expertise, young people are forced into a prolonged state of social marginality. Employment during adolescence could provide significant experiences for growth into later work roles, but most societies are not equipped to provide adolescents with meaningful work experience. In Youth Unemployment and Society, historians, psychologists, economists and sociologists provide a cross-national examination of trends in youth unemployment and intervention strategies in the United States and Europe.

Understanding and Preventing Teacher Burnout

The objective of this 1999 volume is to provide different perspectives and a deeper understanding of the nature, conditions and consequences of burnout, notably in the teaching profession.

Families Count: Effects on Child and Adolescent Development

This book is concerned with the question of how families matter in young people’s development – a question of obvious interest and importance to a wide range of readers, which has serious policy implication.