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Michael Ungar


Michael Ungar is an internationally recognized expert on resilience in at-risk youth and leads the International Resilience Project that includes researchers in eleven countries. He teaches at the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University and runs a private practice specializing in working with children and adults in mental health and correctional settings. He has lectured extensively on the subject of resilience and is the author of four books and dozens of professional and scholarly articles. Michael Ungar lives in Halifax with his wife and two children.

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We Generation
Written by Michael Ungar

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Family & Relationships - Parenting; Psychology & Psychiatry - Child Development
978-1-55199-408-6 (1-55199-408-9)

May 18, 2011 | $13.99

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We Generation
Written by Michael Ungar

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994086
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Engaging and timely, this book is an invaluable resource for parents who want their children to become socially responsible and globally aware adults

As youth culture seems to grow more self-centred and obsessed with "Me,"Michael Ungar shows us that, in fact, children today are as willing as ever to think "We." Given...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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Playing at Being Bad
Written by Michael Ungar

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Family & Relationships; Psychology & Psychiatry - Adolescent Psychology; Social Science - Violence In Society
978-1-55199-202-0 (1-55199-202-7)

February 24, 2009 | $13.99

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Playing at Being Bad
Written by Michael Ungar

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992020
Our Price: $13.99


“Our most troubled youth are far more resilient and healthy than we are ready to admit. If we take the time to listen very closely to our children speak about their experiences beyond our front doors, we hear an entirely different story about their lives than the one we adults tell.”

Unlike...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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Too Safe for Their Own Good
Written by Michael Ungar

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Family & Relationships - Parenting; Social Science - Sociology - Marriage & Family; Psychology & Psychiatry - Child Development
978-1-55199-279-2 (1-55199-279-5)

February 24, 2009 | $17.99

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Too Safe for Their Own Good
Written by Michael Ungar

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992792
Our Price: $17.99


Canadian children are safer now than at any other time in history. So why are we so fearful for them? When they’re young, we drive them to playdates, fill up their time with organized activity, and cocoon them from every imaginable peril. We think we are doing what’s best for them...

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We Generation
Written by Michael Ungar

Trade Paperback | 248 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Family & Relationships - Parenting; Psychology & Psychiatry - Child Development
978-0-7710-8713-4 (0-7710-8713-6)

January 13, 2009 | $19.99

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We Generation
Written by Michael Ungar

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771087134
Our Price: $19.99
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Engaging and timely, this book is an invaluable resource for parents who want their children to become socially responsible and globally aware adults

As youth culture seems to grow more self-centred and obsessed with "Me,"Michael Ungar shows us that, in fact, children today are as willing as ever to think "We." Given...

Also available as an eBook.

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Playing at Being Bad
Written by Michael Ungar

Trade Paperback | 272 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Family & Relationships; Psychology & Psychiatry - Adolescent Psychology; Social Science - Violence In Society
978-0-7710-8711-0 (0-7710-8711-X)

August 7, 2007 | $19.99

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Playing at Being Bad
Written by Michael Ungar

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771087110
Our Price: $19.99
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“Our most troubled youth are far more resilient and healthy than we are ready to admit. If we take the time to listen very closely to our children speak about their experiences beyond our front doors, we hear an entirely different story about their lives than the one we adults tell.”

Unlike...

Also available as an eBook.

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Too Safe for Their Own Good
Written by Michael Ungar

Trade Paperback | 240 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Family & Relationships - Parenting; Social Science - Sociology - Marriage & Family; Psychology & Psychiatry - Child Development
978-0-7710-8708-0 (0-7710-8708-X)

February 13, 2007 | $22.99

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Too Safe for Their Own Good
Written by Michael Ungar

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771087080
Our Price: $22.99
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Canadian children are safer now than at any other time in history. So why are we so fearful for them? When they’re young, we drive them to playdates, fill up their time with organized activity, and cocoon them from every imaginable peril. We think we are doing what’s best for them...

Also available as an eBook.