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Youth Resilience and Culture: Commonalities and Complexities (Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology)

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Description for Youth Resilience and Culture: Commonalities and Complexities (Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology) Hardcover. Youth Resilience and Culture Editor(s): Theron, Linda C.; Ungar, Michael; Liebenberg, Linda. Series: Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology. Num Pages: 250 pages, 6 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: JFC; JMH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 16. Weight in Grams: 573.

Until researchers and theorists account for the complex relationship between resilience and culture, explanations of why some individuals prevail in the face of adversity will remain incomplete. This edited volume addresses this crucial issue by bringing together emerging discussions of the ways in which culture shapes resilience, the theory that informs these various studies, and important considerations for researchers as they continue to investigate resilience. Using research from majority and minority world contexts, ‘Youth Resilience and Culture: Commonalities and Complexities’ highlights that non-stereotypical, critical appreciation of the cultural systems in which youth are embedded, and/or affiliate with, is pivotal to ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Springer
Condition
New
Series
Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology
Number of Pages
250
Place of Publication
Dordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN
9789401794145
SKU
V9789401794145
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 15 to 20 working days
Ref
99-15

About N/A
Linda Theron, D.Ed. (Educational Psychology), is professor in the Faculty of Humanities, North-West University, South Africa.  Her research explores why, and how, some South African youth adjust well to poverty, orphanhood, and/or learning difficulties, and how sociocultural contexts shape their processes of resilience (see www.Lindatheron.org / www.optentia.co.za). She is an associate editor of the South African Journal of Education and ... Read more

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