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Why Do They Do That? Understanding Teenagers

Nick Pollard

Why Do They Do That? Understanding Teenagers

Nick Pollard

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This guide aims to provide an understanding of the self-destructive behaviours of teenagers, and to encourage adults responsible for teenagers to begin to find ways of tackling them.;Almost every day, there are reports of yet more teenagers inflicting tragedy upon themselves or other people. And the response so often from adults is a bewildered, Why do they do that?;The book is based on the experience the author has of talking with teenagers about what matters, and of analyzing and understanding youth culture. It provides no easy solutions, recognizing that every individual and circumstance requires a unique approach.

- Publisher Aimed at those bewildered by their seeming alienation from adult culture, this wide-ranging analysis provides practical insight into the teenagers' world. Pollard covers topics such as drug abuse, eating disorders, and a lack of respect for authority.

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About "Why Do They Do That? Understanding Teenagers"

This guide aims to provide an understanding of the self-destructive behaviours of teenagers, and to encourage adults responsible for teenagers to begin to find ways of tackling them.;Almost every day, there are reports of yet more teenagers inflicting tragedy upon themselves or other people. And the response so often from adults is a bewildered, Why do they do that?;The book is based on the experience the author has of talking with teenagers about what matters, and of analyzing and understanding youth culture. It provides no easy solutions, recognizing that every individual and circumstance requires a unique approach.
- Publisher

Aimed at those bewildered by their seeming alienation from adult culture, this wide-ranging analysis provides practical insight into the teenagers' world. Pollard covers topics such as drug abuse, eating disorders, and a lack of respect for authority.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Nick Pollard

Nick Pollard is the cofounder and International Director of Damaris. He is an accomplished author speaker and broadcaster. He has written 6 books, appeared on many radio and TV programs, and has spoken in countless venues across the world.

Table Of Contents

  • Dancing With Death - Drug Abuse
  • All You Ever Do Is Criticize - Why Are Teenagers So Critical?
  • I Can't Be Bothered - Depression
  • Fitting The Image - Slimming And Eating Disorders
  • I'll Do What I Want - Lack Of Respect For Authority
  • Shut Up Grandad - Treatment Of The Elderly
  • When, Where And With Whom? - Sex
  • What Can We Do For Them?

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 124908
  • Product Code 0745937608
  • EAN 9780745937601
  • Pages 155
  • Department General Books
  • Category Parenting
  • Sub-Category Parenting Adolescents
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Jul 1998
  • Dimensions 200 x 130 mm
  • Weight 0.139kg

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