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Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Joy G. Dryfoos

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Children today face daunting obstacles on the path to adulthood — failing schools, dangerous streets, drug abuse, and teen pregnancy. But the good news, according to this book, is that there are many ... More


What Doesn’t Work, and Why?

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines what doesn't work to ensure Safe Passage and tries to explain why such programs fail. An effective program has to provide evidence that the program has positively influenced ... More


Prevention of Substance Abuse

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

The literature on prevention of substance abuse is extensive, diverse, uneven, and difficult to summarize. It encompasses intensive reviews of drug education research in general, well-documented ... More


Three Definitions

Arthur Lupia

in Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190263720
eISBN:
9780197559598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263720.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter defines three terms: information, knowledge, competence, and their relationships to one another. Here is a list of the chapter’s main lessons: . . . Information, knowledge, and ... More


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