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Purpose in Life : a Critical Component of Optimal Youth Development

Author: Kendall Cotton Bronk
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint : Springer, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a state of the science on young people's sense of life purpose. It synthesizes the rapidly growing body of research on the topic in a comprehensive yet easily accessible manner and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Purpose in Life
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kendall Cotton Bronk
ISBN: 9789400774919 9400774915
OCLC Number: 940711731
Description: 1 online resource (x, 175 p. 1 illustration) : online resource
Contents: Foreword; William Damon --
Chapter 1. Introduction and Definition --
Chapter 2. Measuring Purpose --
Chapter 3. The Role of Purpose in Optimal Human Functioning --
Chapter 4. Purpose across the Lifespan --
Chapter 5. Origins and Supports for Purpose --
Chapter 6. Inspiring Types of Purposes in Life --
Chapter 7. The Experience of Purpose among Diverse Groups of Individuals --
Chapter 8. Youth Purpose Exemplars --
Chapter 9. Future Directions for Purpose Research.
Responsibility: by Kendall Cotton Bronk.
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