Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development: Strategies for Closing the Gap between Beliefs and Behaviors / Edition 1

Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development: Strategies for Closing the Gap between Beliefs and Behaviors / Edition 1

by E. Gil Clary
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441939741

ISBN-13: 9781441939746

Pub. Date: 10/27/2010

Publisher: Springer US

In today's fast-paced, often-dehumanizing world, this book brings together the advice and expertise of leading scholars dedicated to affecting positive youth development. Providing a multifaceted, multidisciplinary blueprint for social change the book promotes individual adult involvement in adolescents' lives to ensure positive youth development. It aims to mobilize…  See more details below

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In today's fast-paced, often-dehumanizing world, this book brings together the advice and expertise of leading scholars dedicated to affecting positive youth development. Providing a multifaceted, multidisciplinary blueprint for social change the book promotes individual adult involvement in adolescents' lives to ensure positive youth development. It aims to mobilize a society of adults, through volunteer and other programs, and will interest anyone involved in working toward achieving positive youth development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441939746
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/27/2010
Series:
The Search Institute Series on Developmentally Attentive Community and Society, #4
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Conceptual Foundations.- Young People are Resources to be Developed.- The World of Adults Today: Implications for Positive Youth Development.- Lessons from Research on Mobilizing Adults to Volunteer for Positive Youth Development.- Generativity and Adult Development: Implications for Mobilizing Volunteers in Support of Youth.- Strategies to Motivate Behavior Change: How Can we Mobilize Adults to Promote Positive Youth Development?.- Best Practices of Prosocial Organizations in Youth Development.- Mobilizing Communities for Positive Youth Development: Lessons Learned from Neighborhood Groups and Community Coalitions.- Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development: Lessons from Religious Congregations.- Bridging Research and Community Practice in the Field of Youth Development.- Public Policy: Encouraging Adult Voluntarism with Young People.- Lessons from Research on Social Marketing for Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development.- Think Globally, Act Locally: A Global Perspective on Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development.- Promoting Positive Youth Development: Challenges Posed and Opportunities Provided.- Contributors.- Index.

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