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Nurturing Hidden Resilience in Troubled Youth

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ISBN-10: 0802085652

ISBN-13: 9780802085658

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Michael Ungar

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Book details

List price: $41.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 3/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.98" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.188

Michael Ungar received a Ph.D. in Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University in 1995. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Maritime School of Social Work at Dalhousie University, Canada. He has published articles in such journals as Adolescence, Youth & Society, Qualitative Social Work, Social Service Review, the Journal of Systemic Therapies, and Child & Youth Care Forum. Dr. Ungar has been researching, writing, and teaching about resilience among youth for ten years in Canada, the U.S., Hong Kong, and Columbia. He oversees a federally funded international research project involving collaboration among researchers in eleven sites on five continents exploring similarities and…    

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Social Construction of Resilience
Resilience under Study
Progressive Dilemmas in Resilience Research
Discursive Resistance and Postmodern Youth
From Experiences of Power to Mental Health
Constructions of Resilience in Out-of-Home Placements
Professional Interventions to Build Narratives of Resilience
Volunteers, Guides, and Paraprofessionals
Mental Health, Resilience, and Discursive Power
Methodology
References
Index