ERIC Number: ED445156
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Development: Issues, Challenges and Directions.
Jaffe, Natalie, Ed.
The Youth Development Project was established in 1998 as a vehicle for taking stock of and charting the issues involved in healthy youth development. This volume summarizes the project's work through papers prepared for discussions in May and October 1998 and edited for this collection. The essays in this volume are organized by three theme issues: context, evidence, and institutional challenges. The following papers are included: (1) "Unfinished Business: Further Reflections on a Decade of Promoting Youth Development" (Karen Pittman, Merita Irby, and Thaddeus Ferber); (2) "The Policy Climate for Early Adolescent Initiatives" (Gary Walker); (3) "A Matter of Money: The Cost and Financing of Youth Development" (Robert P. Newman, Stephanie M. Smith, and Richard Murphy); (4) "The Scientific Foundations of Youth Development" (Peter L. Benson and Rebecca N. Saito); (5) "Measuring Deficits and Assets: How We Track Youth Development Now, and How We Should Track It" (Gary B. MacDonald and Rafael Valdivieso); (6) "History, Ideology, and Structure Shape the Organizations That Shape Youth" (Joan Costello, Mark Toles, Julie Spielberger, and Joan Wynn); (7) "Juvenile Justice and Positive Youth Development" (Robert G. Schwartz); (8) "Youth Development in Community Settings: Challenges to Our Field and Our Approach" (James P. Connell, Michelle Alberti Gambone, and Thomas J. Smith); and (9) "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Evolution and Devolution of Youth Employment Programs" (Alan Zuckerman). Each paper contains references. (Contains 11 figures and 13 tables.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY.; Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.; Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO.; Surdna Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers: Youth Development Model