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Lost boys: Why our sons turn violent and how we can save them.
Violence such as that seen in Red Lake, Minnesota, USA, is an area in which many of us feel helpless, yet parents andothers may look to us for help in prevention – for ways to intervene early. ManyExpand
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Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment
1. What Childhood Ought to Be 2. Drawing Our Children's Social Maps 3. Stability: Making Families Strong 4. Security: Making Our Kids Safe 5. Affirmation and Acceptance: Creating Identity forExpand
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The human ecology of child maltreatment: A conceptual model for research.
This paper seeks to place the phenomenon of child maltreatment in the perspective qf family development. While it is concerned with the problem of neglect, it addresses child abuse most directly. TheExpand
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Children and families in the social environment
The first edition of this volume successfully applied Bronfenbrenner's "micro-systems" taxonomy to childrearing and family life. Emphasizing how forces in the environment influence children'sExpand
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What children can tell us about living in danger.
Developmental challenges faced by children growing up in situations of chronic danger linked to community violence and communal conflict are reviewed. The concept of post-traumatic stress disorder isExpand
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An ecological perspective on the effects of violence on children
This special issue of The Journal of Community Psychology contains a series of first-rate research reports on the community, family, and individual dynamics of violence and trauma in the lives ofExpand
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Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention: The Human Ecology of Early Risk
An ecological perspective on developmental risk directs our attention simultaneously to two kinds of interactions. The first is the interaction of the child as a biological organism with theExpand
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Adolescent Development: An Ecological Perspective
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Child maltreatment as a community problem.
This report reviews research on the community dimensions of child maltreatment and presents a study conducted in the United States designed to illuminate further the importance of socialExpand
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