What Do Children Need to Flourish?

What Do Children Need to Flourish?

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This volume responds to the intense concern for and interest in identifying and measuring what matters for happy, healthy children who grow to be compassionate, responsible adults. And although innumerable organizations undertake efforts aimed at positive youth development, this book takes the first step toward developing a system of national indicators that can be used to monitor positive behaviors and attitudes for children at the national level, in communities, and in programs.Sleep habits are measured by responses to three questions in the Wave I Add Health survey. Sleep hours are reported in response to the question, a€œHow many hours of sleep do you usually get?a€ We examine both the continuous measure of anbsp;...

Title:What Do Children Need to Flourish?
Author:Kristin Anderson Moore, Laura H. Lippman
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-10-03


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