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

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well ... More


Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend?

Julian Le Grand and BILL New

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164373
eISBN:
9781400866298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Should governments save people from themselves? Do governments have the right to influence citizens' behavior related to smoking tobacco, eating too much, not saving enough, drinking alcohol, or ... More


Risky Behavior among Youths: Some Issues from Behavioral Economics

Ted O'Donoghue and Matthew Rabin

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter explores how recent efforts combining psychology and economics can be used to help understand risky behavior by adolescents. It discusses what some of the main insights and issues raised ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Gruber

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book presents an analysis of young people's risky behavior from an economics perspective. It incorporates studies from nine teams of leading empirical economists on a variety of behaviors: ... More


Adolescent Development in Foster Care

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 5 presents key features of adolescent development, including biological changes and brain development. Adolescent identity development occurs over time and in context; the chapter discusses ... More


Vulnerable Youth: Sex, Drugs, and Violence

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/9780195137859.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on specific behaviors that profoundly affect the lives of contemporary youth. It argues that young people fall into very different risk groups, a distribution heavily influenced ... More


Choosing Environments

Gillian Barker

in Beyond Biofatalism: Human Nature for an Evolving World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171885
eISBN:
9780231540391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171885.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Using utilitarian or cost-benefit thinking to assess possible large-scale social chagnes is problematic because it is unclear how to value the costs and benefits--in particular, because some social ... More


Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Jonathan Gruber (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Every day young people engage in risky behaviors that affect not only their immediate well-being but their long-term health and safety. These chapters apply diverse economic analyses to a wide range ... More


The Standards of Care in Negligence Law

RICHARD W. WRIGHT

in The Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265795
eISBN:
9780191682971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265795.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter challenges the utilitarians’ claim with respect to the standards of care in negligence law. Negligence liability is the most common type of tort liability and is thought to be the most ... More


College Students’ Ethnographic Observations of Parties and Hookups

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Student ethnographers describe contemporary college culture as encouraging a profound split in identity for students who wish to excel both academically and socially. During the day, college students ... More


Patient and Victim Compliance: Drugs, AIDS, and Local Geographies of Care

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines patient compliance as part of forensic intervention. It considers how forensic nurses rely on their nursing practice in their work with sexual assault victims, especially when ... More


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