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Beliefs in the Future as a Positive Youth Development Construct: A Conceptual Review

1Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
3Public Policy Research Institute, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
4Department of Sociology, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
5Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, Macau
6Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40506, USA

Received 1 August 2011; Accepted 4 September 2011

Academic Editor: Joav Merrick

Copyright © 2012 Rachel C. F. Sun and Daniel T. L. Shek. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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