ERIC Number: EJ603910
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Toward a Science for and of the People: Promoting Civil Society through the Application of Developmental Science.
Lerner, Richard M.; Fisher, Celia B.; Weinberg, Richard A.
Child Development, v71 n1 p11-20 Jan-Feb 2000
Describes how applied developmental science (ADS) integrates developmental research with policies and programs promoting positive development or enhancing life chances of vulnerable children and families. Maintains that ADS contributes to social justice, promotes outreach, and serves as a model of how higher education may engage policymakers, contribute to community capacity, and maintain and perpetuate civil society through systems change. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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