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Path to Purpose How Young People Find Their Calling in Life

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ISBN-10: 1416537244

ISBN-13: 9781416537243

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Damon

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Drawing on the revelatory results of a landmark study, William Damon -- one of the country's leading writers on the lives of young people, whose bookGreater Expectationswon the Parents' Choice Award -- brilliantly investigates the most pressing issue in the lives of youth today: why so many young people are "failing to launch" -- living at home longer, lacking career motivation, struggling to make a timely transition into adulthood, and not yet finding a life pursuit that inspires them. His groundbreaking study shows that about one-fifth of youth today are thriving -- highly engaged in activities they love and developing a clear sense of what they want to do with their lives -- but…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 4/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

William Damon is Professor of Education at Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.Susan Verducci is Senior Research Associate at the Center on Adolescence at Stanford University and coordinator of the GoodWork Project.William Damon is Professor of Education at Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.Susan Verducci is Senior Research Associate at the Center on Adolescence at Stanford University and coordinator of the GoodWork Project.