Deals with the stresses of children and adolescents living in poverty, and varied cultures. This title conveys the message that shared understandings can promote well-meaning and well-reasoned intervention success in similar contexts across nations in which children and adolescents are growing up in complex and risky environments.
Usha S. Nayar is Professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India. She has served as an expert for World Health Organization in the area of Mental Health and Social Change. Besides this, she has contributed to the formulation of many policies in India, such as the National Youth Policy, National Policy for Population and Family Welfare, and the National Child Labor Policy. Her website is www.usnayar.com and she can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.