Approaches to positive youth development [electronic resource] /edited by Rainer K. Silbereisen & Richard M. Lerner.
Contributor(s): Silbereisen, R. K. (Rainer K.) | Lerner, Richard M.Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 352 p.).ISBN: 9781848607606 (ebook); 1848607601 (ebook); 9781412922883 (print); 1412922887 (print).Subject(s): Youth development | Youth -- Services for | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- Adolescence | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- Teenagers | Electronic books | Adolescent Behavior | Adolescent Development | Adolescent Health Services | Social Environment | Socioeconomic Factors | Youth development | Youth -- Services forGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.235/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Preface; SECTION ONE Introduction; 1 Approaches to Positive Youth Development: A View of the Issues; SECTION TWO Models of Positive Development in Adolescence and Young Adulthood; 2 Developmental Assets: An Overview of Theory, Research, and Practice; 3 Civic Engagement as an Expression of Positive Youth Development; 4 Empathy-Related Responding: Its Role in Positive Development and Socialization Correlates; 5 Soci(et)al Scaffolding of Individual Growth across the Life Span; SECTION THREE Multiple Contexts of Positive Youth Development.
The main focus of this book, beyond a clarification of the paradigmatic foundations, concerns the major contexts of adolescents and young adults, namely, neighbourhoods and leisure locales, school and family, and the major themes of healthy psychosocial development.