The World's Youth: Adolescence in Eight Regions of the Globe / Edition 1

The World's Youth: Adolescence in Eight Regions of the Globe / Edition 1

by B. Bradford Brown
     
 

This 2002 book provides descriptions of adolescence in eight very different regions of the world.See more details below

Overview

This 2002 book provides descriptions of adolescence in eight very different regions of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521006057
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1The Kaleidoscope of Adolescence: Experiences of the World's Youth at the Beginning of the 21st Century1
2Demographic Trends Affecting Youth Around the World21
3Adolescence in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Image Constructed from Africa's Triple Inheritance61
4Adolescence in India: Street Urchins or Silicon Valley Millionaires?105
5Adolescence in China and Japan: Adapting to a Changing Environment141
6Youth in Southeast Asia: Living Within the Continuity of Tradition and the Turbulence of Change171
7Arab Adolescents Facing the Future: Enduring Ideals and Pressures to Change207
8Adolescents in Russia: Surviving the Turmoil and Creating a Brighter Future243
9Adolescents in Latin America: Facing the Future with Skepticism276
10Adolescents in Western Countries in the 21st Century: Vast Opportunities - for All?307
11Adolescence in Global Perspective: An Agenda for Social Policy344
Index363

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