At-Risk Youth

At-Risk Youth
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Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 352
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ISBN-10 : 9781136517273
ISBN-13 : 1136517278
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Book Synopsis At-Risk Youth by : Robert F. Kronick

Download or read book At-Risk Youth written by Robert F. Kronick and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-04-11 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is about theory, practice, and reform in working with youth who are at-risk in our schools. The book addresses several important topics, including: Problems of definition of at-risk and measurement; social, political and health aspects of being at-risk; theories of at-risk status including coping competence, agency intrinsic motivation and cultivation theory; the voices of those who are at-risk; groups that are often ignored when discussing at-risk youth, Native Americans and Appalachians; necessary changes such as prevention, early intervention, and a critical look at assessment practices and grades; a look at the role of higher education.


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