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Liberty : thriving and civic engagement among America's youth

Author: Richard M Lerner
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Liberty' showcases an original synthesis of ideas by an internationally recognized scholar in applied developmental science & the promotion of positive youth development.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lerner, Richard M.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2004
(DLC) 2003019258
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Lerner
ISBN: 9781452267142 1452267146 9781452233581 1452233586
OCLC Number: 655807387
Awards: Winner of 2006 Templeton Foundation BOOK OF DISTINCTION Winner.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 203 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Ideals and human development --
Evolution and the emergence of liberty --
Social relationships and human development --
Developmental theory as a frame for understanding liberty --
On the nature of thriving --
Programs promoting positive youth development and civil society --
Policies promoting positive youth development and civil society.
Responsibility: Richard M. Lerner.
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Examines what it means to develop as an exemplary young person - that is, a young person who is thriving within the community and on the rise to a hopeful future. In this book, the author brings the  Read more...


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