At-Risk Youth: Theory, Practice, Reform (Garland Reference Library of Social Science #1021: Source books on Educations #49 / Edition 1

At-Risk Youth: Theory, Practice, Reform (Garland Reference Library of Social Science #1021: Source books on Educations #49 / Edition 1

by Robert F. Kronick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815319800

ISBN-13: 9780815319801

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815319801
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
Source Books on Education Series, #49
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Prefatory Note
Ch. 1At-Risk Youth: The State of the Art3
Ch. 2The Politics of At-Risk Youth41
Ch. 3The Real World: Teenage High School Leavers Speak Out About Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Life Problems65
Ch. 4Home and School Correlates of Early At-Risk Status: A Transactional Perspective97
Ch. 5New Learning and Agency in the At-Promise Student119
Ch. 6Effects of Alternative Educational Programming on Intrinsic Motivation Among Ethnic Minority Adolescents143
Ch. 7The Neglected Factor: Television and At-Risk Youth163
Ch. 8An African-American Female and School191
Ch. 9African-American Mothers' Roles in Their Children's Education203
Ch. 10Chestnut Ridge Learning Center: A Theory Put into Practice227
Ch. 11Appalachian Culture and Schooling243
Ch. 12The Tribally Controlled Community College: New Directions in Native American Education267
Ch. 13Early Intervention Prevents At-Risk Students289
Ch. 14Grading and Assessment Practices That Place Students At Risk301
Ch. 15Epilogue: A Call to Higher Education to Keep Pace with Reaching At-Risk Students313
Contributors319
Index323

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