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Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices Francisco A. Villarruel

Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices

Francisco A. Villarruel

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781452267166
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465 pages
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Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practicesfocuses on positive methods for youth development that are rapidly supplanting the traditional deficit-oriented, problem-reduction approaches. Edited by eminent scholars Francisco A.MoreCommunity Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practicesfocuses on positive methods for youth development that are rapidly supplanting the traditional deficit-oriented, problem-reduction approaches. Edited by eminent scholars Francisco A. Villarruel, Daniel F. Perkins, Lynne M. Borden, and Joanne G. Keith, this accessible volume provides practical tools and models for developing community-wide initiatives that strengthen protective factors, build competencies, and focus on thriving indicators. Examining the needs of multiple audiences, programs, and policies, each chapter contributes to an overall understanding of the how and why of community youth development.Designed for upper division undergraduate and graduate students in human development, family studies, and education, Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices is also an invaluable resource for researchers, practitioners, and policy advocates for youth and community development.