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Research and Development of a Solution-Focused High School

Cynthia Franklin, Katherine L. Montgomery, Victoria Baldwin, and Linda Webb

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0146
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Utilizing a solution-focused approach, an alternative high school in Austin, Texas, has been able to impact multiple risk factors in the lives of youth identified as at risk of dropping out of ... More


Lost in Translation: Gender and High School Computer Science

Joanna Goode, Rachel Estrella, and Jane Margolis

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents four themes that suggest some reasons why and how high school female students are — or are not — drawn into the field of computer science through their high school experiences. ... More


Screening Substance Use/Abuse of Middle and High School Students

Lori K. Holleran and Soyon Jung

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Adolescent substance use has been a major concern in this country. According to the Monitoring the Future study conducted by the University of Michigan and supported by the National Institute on Drug ... More


Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Angela McMillan Howell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038815
eISBN:
9781621039761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are “problematic” to explore what their daily lives actually entail. The book focuses on the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to ... More


“Not Down with the Shut Down”: Student Activism against School Closure

Ben Kirshner

in Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479861316
eISBN:
9781479805563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861316.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses a case involving the closure of a high school. School personnel, community leaders, and youth had formed the Student Leadership Council after a contentious spring culminated in ... More


Attitudes toward HIV/AIDS among Zambian High School Students

Douglas A. Feldman, Ndashi W. Chitalu, Peggy O'Hara Murdock, Ganapati Bhat, Orlando Gómez-Marín, Jeffrey Johnson, Kasonde Mwinga, and K. Sridutt Baboo

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how the stigma of AIDS results in negative attitudes and a lack of empathy toward persons with AIDS among high school students in Zambia. It describes attitudes toward HIV/AIDS ... More


Understanding Suicide in the School Context

Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenishty

in Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving Contexts: Culture, Organization, and Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190663049
eISBN:
9780190663070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663049.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the relationships between suicide ideations and behaviors and school victimization, bullying, and school climate. The chapter reviews the evidence on the prevalence of suicide ... More


Critique and Collective Agency in Youth Development

Ben Kirshner

in Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479861316
eISBN:
9781479805563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861316.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter offers a case study of sociopolitical development for two young people, Gabriela and Luis, who experienced marginalization linked to their class, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds; this ... More


Are They Marrying Too Young?: The Teenage Marriage “Crisis” of the Postwar Years

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Following World War II, the age of first marriage dipped to an all-century low. Numbers of teen brides and grooms soared through the early 1960s, and then quickly dissipated. While early marriage fit ... More


Simon Rodia’s Watts Towers: Sociopolitical Realities, Economic Underdevelopment, and Renaissance: Yesterday and Today

Shirmel Hayden

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, a former intern at the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) shares her perceptions of Watts and her experience in a program designed to encourage high school students to ... More


Adolescent and teenage drinking

Ralph W. Hingson and Aaron M. White

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores: alcohol use among people under the legal drinking age in the United States; the consequences of their drinking; and proven prevention strategies. In the United States, it is ... More


Religion and Youth Identity in Postwar Bosnia Herzegovina

Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers scholars a nonethnographic way to explore children's religious worlds with an in-depth analysis of the author's experiences developing surveys with Bosnian Muslim high school ... More


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