Adolescents, Literature and Work with Youth

Adolescents, Literature and Work with Youth

by Jerome Beker, Ruth Stein, J Pamela Weiner
     
 

ISBN-10: 086656120X

ISBN-13: 9780866561204

Pub. Date: 08/01/1985

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This unique volume—focusing on the world of literature as a major untapped resource for understanding and working with youth—emphasizes young readers’needs and tastes as well as educators’/clinicians’needs.  See more details below

Overview

This unique volume—focusing on the world of literature as a major untapped resource for understanding and working with youth—emphasizes young readers’needs and tastes as well as educators’/clinicians’needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866561204
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1985
Series:
Child and Youth Services Series
Pages:
137
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction

  • Youth and Literature: Issues and Opportunities
  • Challenges to Young Readers’ Freedom of Choice
  • Adolescent Attitudes and Response to Literature
  • New Wine for Old Bottles: Picture Books for the Adolescent Reader
  • Uses of Poetry and Adolescent Literature in Therapy for Adolescents
  • Portrayals of Children and Youth in Literature
  • Changing Images in Books for Young People
  • The Portrayal of Disabled Children in Recent British and American Fiction for Young People
  • Concepts of Child Care in the Novels of Charles Dickens
  • Youth and Their Parents in Literature
  • The Stereotyped Parent
  • The Portrayal of the Black Mother in Fiction for Children and Adolescents
  • The Image of Fathers in Popular Adolescent Fiction
  • Death and Bereavement in Young People’s Literature
  • Death, Youth and Literature
  • Vivienne: An Essay-Review
  • Madam Mope: The Bereaved Child in Bronte’s Jane Eyre
  • Epilogue
  • Literature for Youth Development: Implications for Practice
  • Index

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >