The Ecology of Purposeful Living Across the Lifespan: Developmental, Educational, and Social Perspectives (Hardcover)

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By Anthony L. Burrow (Editor), Patrick L. Hill (Editor)


Chapter 1. Introduction(Anthony Burrow).- Part 1: Purpose as a Catalyst for Healthy Development.- Chapter 2. Is Purpose Good for Your Health?: A Look at Emerging Evidence (Carol Ryff).- Chapter 3. Taking a Purposeful Direction toward Healthy Aging (Patrick Hill).- Chapter 4. TBA (Rachel Sumner).- Part 2: Educating for a Purpose.- Chapter 5. Adolescents' Self-Transcendent Purposes for Learning in School: Theory and Intervention (David Yeager).- Chapter 6. Discovering Identity and Purpose in the Classroom: Theoretical, Empirical, and Applied Perspectives (Lisa Kiang).- Chapter 7. A Multinational Cultural Perspective on Developing and Educating for Youth Purpose (Seana Moran).- Part 3: The Role of Purpose in a Diverse Society.- Chapter 8. Youth Purpose: A Translational Research Agenda (Kendall Cotton Bronk).- Chapter 9. Paths of Identity: Navigating Stereotypes and Finding Purpose (Leoandra Rogers).- Chapter 10. Purpose as a Motivator for Equity Work (Adia Harvey Wingfield).- Part 4: Purpose in Context.- Chapter 11. Coming of Age on the Edge of Town: Perspectives on Growing Up in the Context of Rural Poverty(Katherine MacTavish).- Chapter 12. Determinants of Purpose in Life: Evidence from Two Longitudinal Analyses (Ying Chen).- Chapter 13. Supporting Youth Purpose in Adolescence: Youth-Adult Relationships as Ecological Assets (Nancy Deutsch).- Chapter 14. Discovering the Possible: How Youth Programs Provide Apprenticeships in Purpose (Reed Larson).- Chapter 15. Concluding Remarks (Anthony Burrow).

About the Author

Anthony L. Burrow is an Associate Professor at the Department of Human Development, and Director of the Purpose and Identity Processes Laboratory, Cornell University. His research investigates how individuals derive a sense of purpose and identity, particularly during adolescence and emerging adulthood. He is also Co-director of the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement at the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research. Anthony received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Florida International University. He completed his postdoctoral training at the Multicultural Research Institute at the University of Notre Dame.Patrick L. Hill is an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis. He is the Director of the Purpose, Aging, Transitions, and Health Laboratory and Faculty Scholar at the Institute for Public Health. His research focuses on the role of sense of purpose in predicting important outcomes throughout the lifespan and how individuals find a direction for life. Patrick received his B.A. from Indiana University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He completed his postdoctoral training at The University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030520779
ISBN-10: 3030520773
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 20th, 2020
Pages: 255
Language: English