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Liberty : thriving and civic engagement among America's youth

Author: Richard M Lerner
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2004.
Series: Sage program on applied developmental science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book 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. The book explores several key characteristics of positive youth development such as competence, character, confidence, social connections, and compassion that coalesce to create a young person who is developing successfully towards an "ideal"  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerner, Richard M.
Liberty.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2004
(OCoLC)655807387
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Lerner
ISBN: 0761929843 9780761929840
OCLC Number: 52942839
Description: xxi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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.
Series Title: Sage program on applied developmental science.
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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