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The youth development handbook [electronic resource] : coming of age in American communities / editors Stephen F. Hamilton, Mary Agnes Hamilton.

Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (425 p.)
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Subjects:
Youth -- Services for -- United States.
Social work with youth -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book gives students and practitioners in development psychology access to current theory and research along with illustrations of good practice. The main section is organized around the contexts in which adolescents grow up.The next section addresses evaluation, funding, and community-wide initiatives. The concluding chapter identifies multidisciplinary themes.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: WHAT IS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT?; 1 - Principles for Youth Development; Part I: PROCESSES AND PRACTICES IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CONTEXTS; 2 - Youth Organizations; 3 - Organizations Serving All Ages; 4 - Bridging Juvenile Justice and Positive Youth Development; 5 - Youth Development and Health; 6 - Can High Schools Foster Youth Development?; 7 - Designing Work and Service for Learning; 8 - Using and Building Family Strengths to Promote Youth Development; 9 - Enlisting Peers in Developmental Interventions
10 - How Neighborhoods Matter for Youth Development11 - Popular Media Culture and the Promise of Critical Media Literacy; Part II: ACTION STEPS; 12 - Success Factors in Community-Wide Initiatives for Youth Development; 13 - Understanding and Improving Youth Development Initiatives Through Evaluation; 14 - Understanding the Lay of the Land; 15 - Implications for Youth Development Practices; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Editors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hamilton, Stephen F.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes.
ISBN:
1-322-41761-X
1-4522-3256-3
1-4522-6428-7
OCLC:
809773611