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The Handbook For Working With Children & Youth: Pathways To Resilience Across Cultures and Contexts examines lives lived well despite adversity. Calling upon some of the most progressive thinkers in the field, it presents a groundbreaking collection of original writing on the theories, methods of study, and interventions to promote resilience. Unlike other works that have left largely unquestioned their own culture-bound interpretations of the ways children and youth survive and thrive, this volume explores the multiple paths children follow to health and well-being in diverse national and international settings. It demonstrates the connection between social and political health resources and addresses the more immediate concerns of how those who care for children create the physical, emotional, and spiritual environments in which resilience is nurtured.
Chapter 14: Israeli Youth Cope with Terror: Vulnerability and Resilience
Israeli Youth Cope with Terror: Vulnerability and Resilience
Since September 2001, the long Israeli-Palestinian conflict has taken an increasingly bloody turn with the armed Palestinian uprising called the El-Aqsa Intifada. This uprising-become-war has been fought in populated areas, largely against civilians. In areas of Israel within the internationally accepted 1967 borders, suicide bombers have exploded themselves in buses and bus stops, restaurants and shopping malls, discotheques, wedding halls, and other crowded places. In the disputed areas beyond the 1967 line, Israelis have been murdered in their homes or shot as they drove on the roads. Since the violence began, hundreds of Israelis have been killed and thousands injured, some permanently disabled. All segments of the Israeli population, have ...