9780761922780-0761922784-Handbook of Applied Developmental Science: Promoting Positive Child, Adolescent, and Family Development Through Research, Policies, and Programs (The SAGE Program on Applied Developmental Science)

Handbook of Applied Developmental Science: Promoting Positive Child, Adolescent, and Family Development Through Research, Policies, and Programs (The SAGE Program on Applied Developmental Science)

ISBN-13: 9780761922780
ISBN-10: 0761922784
Edition: 1
Author: undefined
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Format: Hardcover 2296 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780761922780
ISBN-10: 0761922784
Edition: 1
Author: undefined
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Format: Hardcover 2296 pages

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The Handbook of Applied Developmental Science is the only work to comprehensively present the latest theory, research, and application from applied developmental science (ADS) and the positive psychology movement. It summarizes and synthesizes the best scientific knowledge from ADS to help readers understand the efforts being made around the world to ensure that all children and adolescents develop into healthy adults who contribute positively to society. The first resource to organize and integrate both the prevention and promotion approaches to programs and policies, the Handbook provides a detailed road map for future research and for actions that will promote positive child, youth, and family development.

Published in four topical volumes, Volume 1 describes the foundation of applied developmental science, its historical development, and current scientific and professional efforts to develop policies and programs that promote development. Volume 2 examines public policy and government service systems. Volume 3 discusses community systems for enhancing citizenship and promoting a civil society. Finally, Volume 4 outlines methods for university engagement and academic outreach.

Volume 1

Applying Developmental Science for Youth and Families

Historical and Theoretical Foundations

Volume 2

Enhancing the Life Chances of Youth and Families

Contributions of Programs, Policies, and Service Systems

Volume 3

Promoting Positive Youth and Family Development

Community Systems, Citizenship, and Civil Society

Volume 4

Adding Value to Youth and Family Development

The Engaged University and Professional and Academic Outreach

Key Features

  • Four comprehensive, topical volumes
  • Approximately 2200 pages in 95 chapters
  • More than 150 contributors, many of whom are world-renowned leaders in applied developmental science from the academic, professional, and policy and political arenas
  • Forewords for each volume written by well-known authorities, including Edward Zigler, co-founder of the Head Start program; U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings; David Bell, International Youth Foundation; and Graham Spanier, President, The Pennsylvania State University

Recommended Libraries

Academic, government, special, and private/corporate

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