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In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press fall 2014 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them: The First Prejudice; Crusade and Christendom; Porta Palazzo; Death by Effigy; Public Education Under Siege; In the Crossfire; and The American Mortgage System.

Human Rights and Adolescence

Jacqueline Bhabha, Editor

Aug 2014 | 376 pages | Cloth $69.95
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Table of Contents

Introduction. The Importance of a Rights-Based Approach to Adolescence
—Jacqueline Bhabha

PART I. UNDERSTANDING ADOLESCENCE DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES
Chapter 1. Protecting and Promoting Adolescent Rights: The Contribution of International Law and Policy
—Jean Zermatten
Chapter 2. Transitions to Adulthood in Contemporary Italy: Balancing Sociocultural Differences and Universal Rights
—Elena Rozzi
Chapter 3. The Science of Adolescent Brain Development and Its Implications for Adolescent Rights and Responsibilities
—Laurence Steinberg
Chapter 4. Building Capability and Functioning: Reframing the Rights Agenda for Adolescents Through the Lens of Disability Rights
—Victor Pineda
Chapter 5. Adolescent Social and Emotional Development: A Developmental Science Perspective on Adolescent Human Rights
—Clea McNeely and Krishna Bose

PART II. GROWING UP WITH VIOLENCE: ADOLESCENT TRAUMA, STIGMA, AND RESILIENCE
Chapter 6. Poverty, Armed Conflict, and Organized Crime: The Impact of Violence on Young People in Colombia
—Christian Salazar Volkmann
Chapter 7. Coming of Age in the Context of War: Reframing the Approach to Adolescent Rights
—Theresa S. Betancourt, Katrina Hann, and Moses Zombo
Chapter 8. Wings of the Phoenix: The Legacy of Violence for Adolescents in Postconflict Reconstruction
—Elizabeth Gibbons
Chapter 9. Adolescents in the Colombian Armed Conflict: Recruitment Realities and Important Lessons for Their Successful Reintegration
—Katie Naeve

PART III. SOCIAL INTERVENTIONS: STRATEGIC APPROACHES TO ADOLESCENT RIGHTS
Chapter 10. Young Arabs and Evolving Realities: Linking Social and Economic Rights
—Jocelyn DeJong and Mary Kawar
Chapter 11. The Challenges Facing India in Advancing Secondary Education Attainment Among Adolescent Girls
—Orla Kelly and Elizabeth A. Newnham
Chapter 12. Rights and Realities for Vulnerable Youth in Urban Brazil: Challenges in the Transition to Adulthood
—Irene Rizzini and Malcolm Bush
Chapter 13. Youth Unemployment: Facing and Overcoming Obstacles in Partnership
—Glaudine Mtshali
Chapter 14. Confined by Narrow Choices: The Stories of Roma Adolescents
—David Mark and Margareta Matache
Chapter 15. Beginning in the Middle: Ending the Exploitation of Adolescents in India
—Shantha Sinha
Chapter 16. Indian Adolescence and Its Discontents: Transformational Solutions Through Education, Skill Development, and Employment
—Neera Burra
Chapter 17. Emerging from the Shadows: Adolescents with Disabilities Claim Their Rights Under International Law
—Kerry Thompson

List of Contributors
Index
Acknowledgments