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Title About children / senior editors, Arthur G. Cosby ... [et al.].

Imprint [Elk Grove Village, IL] : American Academy of Pediatrics, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  362.7090511 Ab76 2005    ---  Available
Description xvi, 271 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 30+ cm.
Note "A joint venture of the Social Science Research Center of Mississippi State University and the Center for Child Health Research of the American Academy of Pediatrics"--P. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-258) and index.
Contents Childhood "affluenza" / John de Graaf -- Advertising in schools / Alex Molnar -- Interactive media and well-being / Sandra L. Calvert -- Children and media / Thomas N. Robinson, James D. Sargent -- Violence in the lives of children / Betsy McAlister Groves -- Children in a post-9/11 world / Irwin Redlener -- Children of incarcerated parents / Angie Vachio -- Urban housing / Henry Cisneros -- Homelessness and its consequences / Irwin Redlener -- Tobacco and health / Michael Weitzman, Megan Kavanaugh -- Substance abuse / Alan I. Leshner -- Turbulence : the effects of change / Kristin Anderson Moore, Sharon Vandivere -- Children of the fortress : America's most invisible culture / Mary Edwards Wertsch -- Consequences of divorce / Judith Wallerstein -- Grandparents raising grandchildren / Donna M. Butts, Jaia Peterson -- Foster care / Moira Szilagyi -- Children of immigrants / Steven A. Camarota -- Experiences in the after-school hours / Deborah Belle, Brenda Phillips -- Challenges of child care / Helen Blank -- Gender roles / Ellen Galinsky -- Poverty / Richard Wertheimer -- Food insecurity / Patrick H. Casey.
Child health : an evaluation of the last century / Bernard Guyer, Alyssa Wigton -- Tooth decay : the best of times, the worst of times / Burton L. Edelstein -- Overweight : an epidemic / William H. Dietz -- Asthma / H. William Kelly -- Special health care needs / Polly Arango -- Impact of injuries / Frederick P. Rivera -- Maltreatment / Robert W. Block, Robert M. Reece -- Immunization delivery / Paul M. Darden -- Health insurance / Peter G. Szilagyi -- Mental health / Kelly Kelleher -- Maternal depression / Ardis L. Olson -- Youth suicide / Ann Doucette -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Mark L. Wolraich -- Religion among American teens : contours and consequences / John P. Bartkowski -- Adolescent sexuality : beyond the numbers / Paula Duncan, Emily Kallock -- Youth as a resource / Karen Hein, Shannon Flasch -- Access to postsecondary education / Kati Haycock, Yun Yi -- Children and the law / Shay Bilchik -- Families : diversity and change / Daniel T. Lichter -- Minority child population growth / Steven H. Murdock -- Changes in the well-being of children / William P. O'Hare -- Medical progress and inequalities in child health / Paul H. Wise -- Genetics / Edward R. B. McCabe, Linda L. McCabe -- Health services : past, present, and future / Judith S. Palfrey, Julius B. Richmond.
Subject Children -- Social conditions.
Children -- Services for.
Children -- Health and hygiene.
Child Health Services -- United States.
Child Welfare -- United States.
Adolescent Behavior -- United States.
Adolescent Health Services -- United States.
Child Behavior -- United States.
Family Relations -- United States.
Social Environment -- United States.
Added Author Cosby, Arthur G.
Mississippi State University. Social Science Research Center.
Center for Child Health Research (U.S.)
Note Subtitle on cover: Authoritative resource on the state of childhood today
ISBN 1581101422
Standard No. NLM 101237371

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