Positive youth development by Richard LernerPositive youth development by Richard Lerner

Positive youth development

byRichard LernerEditorJanette B. Benson

Hardcover | September 26, 2011

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Each chapter provides in-depth discussions and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

  • Includes chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area of Positive Youth Development
  • Each chapter provides in-depth discussions
  • An invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students

About The Author

Janette B. Benson is an Associate Dean, Morgridge College of Educationan and Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She recently served for five years as the Director of the University-wide Office of Academic Assessment and co-chaired the successful University reaccreditation. Dr. Benson's experti...

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Title:Positive youth developmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:444 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 26, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123864925

ISBN - 13:9780123864925

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Table of Contents

1. Research and Applications for Promoting Thriving in Adolescence: A View of the Issues 2. Youth Activity Involvement and Positive Youth Development 3. Intentional Self Regulation and Positive Youth Development 4. School Engagement and Positive Youth Development 5. Civic Engagement and Positive Youth Development 6. Motivation and Positive Youth Development 7. Youth Purpose and Positive Youth Development 8. Spirituality, Religiosity, and Youth Thriving 9. Media and Positive Youth Development 10. Developmental Assets and Positive Youth Development 11. Hope and Positive Youth Development 12. Methods in the Study of Positive Youth Development 13. Positive Youth Development as a Frame for the Design of a Youth Educational Curriculum