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Title Adolescents and war : how youth deal with political violence / edited by Brian K. Barber.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Subject Political violence.
Youth and violence.
Youth and war.
Youth and war -- Psychological aspects.
Youth and violence -- Psychological aspects.
Political violence -- Psychological aspects.
Violence -- Psychological aspects.
War -- Psychological aspects.
Alt Name Barber, Brian K., 1954-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 332 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Glimpsing the complexity of youth and political violence / Brian K. Barber -- An overview of the empirical literature on adolescents and political violence / Brian K. Barber and Julie Mikles Schluterman -- War, military violence, and aggressive development: child, family and social preconditions / Raija-Leena Punamaki -- Growing up in Israel : lessons on understanding the effects of political violence on children / Michelle Slone -- Youth soldiering : an integrated framework for understanding psychosocial impact / Michael Wessells and Kathleen Kostelny -- Young people's perceptions of political violence : the case of northern Ireland / Orla Muldoon, Clare Cassidy, and Nichola McCullough -- Measuring adolescent perceived support amidst war and disaster : the multi-sector social support inventory / Christopher M. Layne [and others] -- The effects of wartime violence on young Bosnians' postwar behaviors : policy contours for the reconstruction period / Robert J. McCouch -- Positive and negative psychosocial functioning after political conflict : examining adolescents of the first Palestinian intifada / Brian K. Barber and Joseph A. Olsen -- Mozambican child soldier life outcome study / Neil Boothby, Jennifer Crawford, and Agostinho Mamade -- Tasting the world : life after wartime for Bosnian teens in Chicago / Stevan Weine [and others] -- Making sense and no sense of war : issues of identity and meaning in adolescents' experience with political conflict / Brian K. Barber -- Conclusion: Moving forward with research on adolescents and political violence / Brian K. Barber.
Summary Experts aim to understand and document the intricacies of youth who have been involved in political violence. They argue that the assumption that youth are automatically debilitated by this violence is too simplistic: effective care must include an awareness of motives and beliefs, roles they played in the conflict, relationships, etc.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 9780199711109 (electronic bk.)
0199711100 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612053795
OCLC # 1058186762
Additional Format Print version: Adolescents and war. New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780195343359 0195343352