Preventing problems vs. promoting the positive: What do we want for our children?
Advances in Life Course Research, pp. 141-170, 2001.
youth developmentpublic policypublic opinion
Despite the desires of parents and policymakers for America's children to achieve positive life outcomes, there is surprisingly little national data that tracks explicitly positive child behaviors and outcomes. Rather, the indicators of child well-being that researchers and the government gather about children and youth are typically limi...More
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