Mobilizing adults for positive youth development : strategies for closing the gap between beliefs and behaviors / edited by E. Gil Clary, Jean E. Rhodes.
Contributor(s): Clary, E. Gil (Ernest Gilmer) | Rhodes, Jean E.Material type: TextSeries: Springer.Search Institute series on developmentally attentive community and society: Publisher: New York : Springer, c2006Description: 1 online resource (x, 276 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780387293400; 038729340X; 9786610716166; 6610716161; 0387291733 (Cloth); 9780387291734 (Cloth).Subject(s): Teenagers and adults -- United States | Youth development -- United States | Youth -- Services for -- United States | Adolescence -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Mobilizing adults for positive youth development.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction and Conceptual Foundations; Young People Are Resources to Be Developed: Promoting Positive Youth Development through Adult-Youth Relations and Community Assets; The World of Adults Today: Implications for Positive Youth Development; Lessons from Research on Volunteering for Mobilizing Adults to Volunteer for Positive Youth Development; Generativity and Adult Development: Implications for Mobilizing Volunteers in Support of Youth; Strategies to Motivate Behavior Change: How Can We Mobilize Adults to Promote Positive Youth Development?
"In today's fast-paced, often-dehumanizing world, increasing positive adult involvement and influence is particularly vital. To further that goal, Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development: Strategies for Closing the Gap between Beliefs and Behaviors brings together, in one concise volume, the advice and expertise of leading scholars dedicated to affecting positive youth development. Taken together, the chapters in this book provide a multifaceted, multidisciplinary blueprint for social change." "Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development: Strategies for Closing the Gap between Beliefs and Behaviors is a must-have volume for both practitioners and researchers - in fact, for anyone interested and involved in working toward achieving positive youth development."--Jacket.
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