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Communities that CareBuilding Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, David P. Farrington, and Richard F. Catalano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Evidence-based, prevention-oriented, and community-driven approaches are advocated to improve public health and reduce youth behavior problems, but there are few effective models for doing so. This ... More

The Digital Street

The Digital Street

Jeffrey Lane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199381265
eISBN:
9780199381302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381265.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Culture

This book delves into the street-level experience of a set of African American and Latino teenagers and adults worried about or after them. It argues that the risks and opportunities associated with ... More

The Mindful EliteMobilizing from the Inside Out

The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Jaime Kucinskas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

From the halls of the Ivy League to the C-suite at Fortune 500 companies, this book reveals the people behind the mindfulness movement, and the engine they built to propel mindfulness into public ... More

Social Progress in Britain

Social Progress in Britain

Anthony F. Heath

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social Progress in Britain examines how much progress has made in the years since Sir William Beveridge described the ‘five giants on the road to reconstruction’—the giants of Want, Disease, ... More

Youth, Jobs, and the FutureProblems and Prospects

Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Lynn S. Chancer, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, and Christine Trost (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This book confronts the persistent issues of youth unemployment and worsening socioeconomic precarity in the United States. While overall unemployment has declined, the unemployment rate remains ... More

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