ERIC Number: ED400037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Childhood and Youth in Germany and the Netherlands: Transitions and Coping Strategies of Adolescents.
du Bois-Reymond, Manuela, Ed.; And Others
This book examines how young people in Germany and the Netherlands grow into adults in their society and how they cope with the accompanying experiences and changes. The 14 chapters of the book are: (1) "The Modernization of the Youth Phase. Educational, Professional and Family Careers of Dutch Youth in the Nineties" (Els Peters); (2) "Courtship and Sexuality in the Youth Phase" (Janita Ravesloot); (3) "The Role of Parents in the Transition Period of Young People" (Manuela du Bois-Reymond); (4) "The Impact of Social and Cultural Modernisation on the Everyday Lives of Children. Theoretical and Methodological Framework and First Results of an Inter-cultural Project" (Peter Buchner); (5) "The Modern Family as a Negotiating Household. Parent-Child Relations in Western and Eastern Germany and in the Netherlands" (Manuela du Bois-Reymond); (6) "Biographisation in Modern Childhood" (Heinz-Hermann Kruger and Jutta Ecarius); (7) "Internal and External Coping in Adolescence. Psychosomatic Complaints, Aggressive Behavior, and the Consumption of Legal and Illegal Drugs" (Petra Kolip and Klaus Hurrelmann); (8) "Demands for Help. Gender Differences in Informal and Medical Help-Seeking" (Wolfgang Settertobulte); (9) "Adolescents' Health Problems and Utilization of Medical and Psychosocial Care Services in East and West Germany. Findings of a Study Based on Interviews of Medical, Psychological and Educational Experts" (Christian Palentien and Klaus Hurrelmann); (10) "Emotional Problems in Adolescence" (Maja Dekovic and Wim Meeus); (11) "Inter-ethnic Violence: A Male Youth Problem?" (Wilma Vollebergh); (12) "Youth under Threat" (Nadia Garnefski and Rene F.W. Diekstra); (13) "Youth Information, Education and the Psychosocial Functioning of Adolescents. An Approach Using Both Socialisation- and Coping-theory" (Frans J. van der Linden); and (14) "The Demand for Youth Information. Results of a National Survey among Adolescents and Young Adults in the Netherlands" (Harry Guit and Frans J. van der Linden). Contains 12 figures and 50 tables. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Health, Coping, Developmental Stages, Drug Use, Foreign Countries, Information Needs, Information Seeking, Mental Health, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Sex Differences, Sexuality, Status, Status Need, Violence, Youth, Youth Problems
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Netherlands