Subhasis Bhandra's Childhood to Adolescence | Issues and Concerns | First Edition | By Pearson
This comprehensive book will be of Interest
to school teachers, school administrators, faculty members, students of teacher training institutes, scholars, academics, student counsellors, and NGO personnel, working with children and adolescents. Apart from these, parents and students would also find this book very informative. There are thirteen chapters in the book covering a wide range of important issues related to this Phase. To begin with, the book has chapters that are exclusively invested to provide theoretical framework to the child-adolescent growth and development from multiple perspectives, to be later followed by chapters embedded with insights on various contemporary issues, faced particularly by this population. Findings regarding lack of proper knowledge and understanding about various aspects of reproductive health, role of parenting, academic burden, adolescent mental health, addiction and risk-taking behaviour exhibited by adolescents, concerns of social relevance like trafficking and child marriage, are extensively discussed. features: - delves into the emerging issues related to children and adolescent growth and development. - reviews the latest legislative measures, policies and programs related to children and adolescent growth and development and proposes measures for strengthening the existing preventive measures and intervention programs. - highlights the thirteen most serious and contemporary issues related to children and adolescents from the Indian cultural perspective. table of Contents: br>Chapter 1) Understanding child growth and development. br>Chapter 2) Socialization process, adverse childhood experiences and child protective measures. br>Chapter 3) barriers for child growth and studying human development. br>Chapter 4) Understanding adolescence in India. br>Chapter 5) The role of the family, parenting styles and parenting behaviour. br>Chapter 6) adolescent knowledge, perception and practices about various health related issues. br>Chapter 7) academic burden and its impact. br>Chapter 8) adolescents mental health. br>Chapter 9) violence against adolescents and its impact. br>Chapter 10) dependence of adolescents on the Internet, social Networking
sites and mobiles. br>Chapter 11) risk behavior of adolescents addiction and pre-marital sexual relation. br>Chapter 12) adolescent marriage and trafficking. br>Chapter 13) policies and programs for adolescents safety and well-being. .
Issues Related to Children
Policies and Programs