Product Description: Positive Psychology has experienced extraordinary growth over the past decade. Emerging research in this area is suggesting new strategies for improving everyday life, healthcare, education systems, organizations and work life, and societies across the globe...read more
Product Description: "We pass on our traits through our genes but our cherished values, beliefs, and practices are transmitted through those units of meaning called memes. This remarkable book provides an authoritative account of how 'good work' endures in the sciences—and has profound implications for the quality of work across the professional landscape...read more
9780470189634 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, June 2, 2009, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: "We pass on our traits through our genes but our cherished values, beliefs, and practices are transmitted through those units of meaning called memes.
Product Description: This issue explores the phenomenon of engagement in adolescence and early adulthood. The authors of this volume draw on the Good Work Project and the Alfred P. Sloan Study of Youth and Social Development, two studies using complementary methodologies, in-depth interviews, and self-reports of subjective experience in daily life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)