Resilience and Vulnerability
Adaptation in the Context of Childhood Adversities
Edited by Suniya S. Luthar
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Resilience and Vulnerability by Suniya S. Luthar
Book DescriptionIntegrated in this book are contributions from leading scientists who have each studied children's adjustment across risks common in contemporary society. Chapters in the first half of the book focus on risks emanating from the family; chapters in the second half focus on risks stemming from the wider community. All contributors have explicitly addressed a common set of core themes, including the criteria they used to judge 'resilience' within particular risk settings, the major factors that predict resilience in these settings; the limits to resilience (vulnerabilities coexisting with manifest success); and directions for interventions. In the concluding chapter, the editor integrates evidence presented through all preceding chapters to distill (a) substantive considerations for future research, and (b) salient directions for interventions and social policies, based on accumulated research knowledge.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521001618
(228mm x 152mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book explores positive adaptation in at-risk children, providing suggestions for intervention and social policy.
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