Author: Dr. Muhammad Abdul Bari
Publisher: Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd.
About the Book: Addressing Adolescence is a parent-to-parent handbook outlining how to tackle the challenges of parenting adolescents within an Islamic ethos in a pluralist society.
It covers: – the unique nature of an adolescent and how this differs from younger children; – possible problems that young people today may face in school and within their social life and how best to tackle these; matters to consider when choosing a secondary school; – creating the most nurturing home environment in which to bring up young people; – preparing them for the adult world of responsibility.
About the Author: Dr. Muhammad Abdul Bari is an educationalist and community activist holding a PhD and PGCE from King’s College London and a Management degree from the Open University. He has worked as an Air Force Officer, a researcher in physics, science teacher and a behaviour support teacher. He was Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain (2006-10), Chairman of the East London Mosque Trust (2002-13) and a board member of the London Olympics and Paralympics Organising Committee (2006-13). He writes on community and social issues and has authored several books on Muslim family, parenting and identity. He is the founder of AmanaParenting and Head2Heart (a socio-political forum). He is married with four children.