The Young and the Restless: Giving Young People a Sense of Purpose can Help Guide them Toward a More Meaningful Life.

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace; Free Press (Organization)

Author(s): William Damon

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Values; Young adults

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Finding a clear purpose in life is essential for young people's achievement of happiness and satisfaction in life, yet doing so is a good deal harder than it should be in our present-day cultural environment.