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Objectives for Youth Development

by Robert J. Havighurst - 1975

The central objective of society for its youth is that they should achieve a sense of identity and self-esteem. In order to do this, they need skills and knowledge and experience which fall into two broad classes—those involving self-development and those involving other people. The Panel on Youth has stated these objectives very well, from our point of view, and we shall summarize them here.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 74, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 76 Number 5, 1975, p. 87-89
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19202, Date Accessed: 7/27/2021 11:53:33 PM

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  • Robert Havighurst
    University of Chicago
    ROBERT HAVIGHURST is an education professor at the University of Chicago in the University's Committee on Human Development.
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