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Trends in Youth Development: Visions, Realities and Challenges

Trends in Youth Development: Visions, Realities and Challenges


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ISBN-13: 9781461355649
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Series: International Series in Outreach Scholarship , #6
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages: 315
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Moving the Youth Development Message: Turning a Vague Idea into a Moral Imperative; P.L. Benson, K. Pittman. Part I: Framing Youth Development. 1. Unfinished Business: Further Reflections on a Decade of Promoting Youth Development; K. Pittman, et al. Part II: Arenas of Action That Drive Youth Development. 2. Perceptual Barriers to Valuing and Supporting Youth; S.N. Bales. 3. The Policy Climate for Early Adolescent Initiatives; G. Walker. 4. A Matter of Money: The Cost and Financing of Youth Development; R.P. Newman, et al. 5. The Scientific Foundations of Youth Development; P.L. Benson, R.N. Saito. 6. Measuring Deficits and Assets: How we Track Youth Development Now, and How we Should Track it; G.B. MacDonald, R. Valdivieso. Part III: Locating Youth Development on the Ground: Systems and Settings. 7. How History, Ideology, and Structure Shape the Organizations that Shape Youth; J. Costello, et al. 8. Juvenile Justice and Positive Youth Development; R.G. Schwartz. 9. The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same: The Evolution and Devolution of Youth Employment Programs; A. Zuckerman. 10. Youth Development in Community Settings: Challenges to our Field and our Approach; J.P. Connell, et al. Index.

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