Prosocial involvement as a positive youth development construct: A conceptual review
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AbstractThis chapter discusses the concept of prosocial involvement as a positive youth development construct. How prosocial involvement is defined and how the different theoretical conceptualizations are reviewed. Antecedents of prosocial involvement such as biological traits, personality, cognitive and emotional processes, socialization experience, culture, as well as their social context are examined. The relationship between prosocial involvement and adolescent developmental outcomes, together with strategies to promote prosocial involvement in adolescents are discussed. Finally, directions for future research and practice are proposed. © 2013 by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved.
All Author(s) ListLam C.M.
All Editor(s) Listed. by D. T. L. Shek, R. C. F. Sun & J. Merrick.
Detailed descriptioned. by D. T. L. Shek, R. C. F. Sun & J. Merrick.
Year2012
Month12
Day1
Pages93 - 104
ISBN9781620813058
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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