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Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change$
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Mark S. Aber, Kenneth I. Maton, and Edward Seidman

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195380576

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.001.0001

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Pursuing Paradox: The Role of Adults in Creating Empowering Settings for Youth

Pursuing Paradox: The Role of Adults in Creating Empowering Settings for Youth

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(p.65) 4 Pursuing Paradox: The Role of Adults in Creating Empowering Settings for Youth
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Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change
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Reed W. Larson

Rachel M. Angus

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0004

This chapter examines youth programs as settings that foster youth development, voice, and both individual and community empowerment. It highlights setting processes through which youth develop strategic thinking for understanding and impacting on the community, experience enhanced motivation, transcend an egocentric perspective, and develop abilities to work collaboratively and bridge the divide between youth and adult worlds.

Keywords:   youth programs, community development, empowerment, strategic thinking, setting processes

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