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Emerging Adulthood

Emerging Adulthood

The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

  • Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199885834
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 280
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Recently the lives of people from age 18 to 29 have changed so dramatically that a new stage of life has developed, emerging adulthood, that is distinct from both the adolescence that precedes it and the young adulthood that comes in its wake. Rather than marrying and becoming parents in their early twenties, most people in industrialized societies now postpone these transitions until at least their late twenties, and instead spend the time in self-focused exploration as they try out different possibilities in their careers and relationships. In Emerging Adulthood, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett identifies and labels, for the first time, this period exploration, instability, possibility, self-focus, and a sustained sense of being in limbo. An increasing number of emerging adults emphasize having meaningful and satisfying work to a degree not seen in prior generations. Marrying later and exploring more casual sexual relationships have created different hopes and fears concerning long-term commitments and the differences between love and sex. Emerging adults also face the challenge of defending their non-traditional lifestyles to parents and others outside their generation who have made much more traditional choices. In contrast to previous portrayals of emerging adults, Arnett's research shows that they are particularly skilled at maintaining contradictory emotions--they are confident while still being wary, and optimistic in the face of large degrees of uncertainty. As the demographics of American youth, the American workplace, and adulthood continue to evolve, Emerging Adulthood is indispensable reading for anyone wanting to understand the face of modern America.

Emerging Adulthood

Emerging Adulthood

The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

  • Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • Publisher: OUP Us
  • ISBN: 0199929386
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 394
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In recent decades, the lives of people in their late teens and twenties have changed so dramatically that a new stage of life has developed. In his provocative work, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has identified the period of emerging adulthood as distinct from both the adolescence that precedes it and the young adulthood that comes in its wake. Arnett's new paradigm has received a surge of scholarly attention due to his book that launched the field, Emerging Adulthood. On the 10th Anniversary of the publication of his groundbreaking work, the second edition of Emerging Adulthood fully updates and expands Arnett's findings and includes brand new chapters on media use, social class issues, and the distinctive problems of this life stage. In spite of the challenges they face, Arnett explains that emerging adults are particularly skilled at maintaining contradictory emotions--they are confident while being wary, and optimistic in the face of large degrees of uncertainty. Merging stories from the lives of emerging adults themselves with decades of research, Arnett covers a wide range of topics, including love and sex, relationships with parents, experiences at college and work, and views of what it means to be an adult. He also refutes many of the negative stereotypes about emerging adults today, finding that they are not "lazy" but remarkably hard-working in most cases, and not "selfish" but rather concerned with making a contribution to improving the world. As the nature of American youth and the meaning of adulthood further evolve, Emerging Adulthood will continue to be essential reading for understanding the face of modern America.

Debating Emerging Adulthood

Debating Emerging Adulthood

Stage Or Process?

  • Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199757178
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 182
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Two pairs of developmental psychologists take sides in a debate that is central to the concept of emerging adulthood. They argue that as young people around the world share demographic similarities, such as longer education and later marriage, the years between the ages 18 and 25 are best understood as entailing a new life stage.

Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

A Cultural Approach

  • Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780131892729
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 538
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A rich and timely introduction to the field of adolescent development, this book incorporates culture throughout (both within the US and outside the US) as a key element in understanding development in adolescence, and expanding the notion of adolescence to include "emerging adulthood" (ages 18-25). It uses a timely interdisciplinary perspective to present key theories, research and application; many first person accounts from adolescents across cultures; critical thinking questions; and numerous other features. Chapter topics include biological foundations; cognitive foundations; cultural beliefs; gender; the self; family relationships; friends and peers; dating, love, and sexuality; school; work; media; problems; and adolescence and emerging adulthood in the 21st century. For individuals in a variety of fields relating to adolescents.

Eine Landkarte der Zeit

Eine Landkarte der Zeit

wie Kulturen mit Zeit umgehen

  • Author: Robert Levine
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783492045605
  • Category:
  • Page: 319
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Emerging and Young Adulthood

Emerging and Young Adulthood

Multiple Perspectives, Diverse Narratives

  • Author: Varda Konstam
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 175
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The delayed onset of maturity from adolescence to adulthood is gaining the considerable attention of scholars, not to mention that of the parents and the young adults themselves. The chapters in this volume examine the experiences of numerous individuals in their 20s and early 30s – as well as parents and employers – the end result of which is a finely nuanced, research-based portrait of today’s aging adolescents and the increasingly high hurdles they must jump to reach full-fledged adulthood. The chapters of Emerging and Young Adulthood: Multiple Perspectives, Diverse Narratives: Feature scores of narratives told by research subjects in their own words. Represent a broad racial and ethnic cross-section of subjects. Include the experiences of working class individuals, a population that has been ignored in previous studies. Pinpoint specific clinical issues relating to this generation’s behavioral patterns. Challenge much of the conventional wisdom about emerging and young adults. This volume reaches beyond facile "Gen X" and "quarterlife crisis" constructs to reveal the many diverse voices of young adults – their attitudes toward life, work, relationships, peers, and identities – and incorporates the diverse perspectives of parents and employers. It is a must-have resource for developmental, school, and counseling psychologists and therapists as well as for researchers and graduate-level students. _____________________________________________________________________ "Varda Konstam has written a fascinating and compelling book about the lives of young people in the process of crossing over from an unsettled emerging adulthood to a more stable young adulthood. Using the rich materials from her interviews, she provides insights on a wide range of topics in their lives. A special strength of the book is that she obtained interviews not only from the young people themselves but from their parents and employers. Anyone interested in the lives and futures of today’s emerging adults will enjoy and learn from this book." Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Clark University, Author of 'Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties' "Konstam makes a strong case that there are unique qualities to the contemporary transition to adulthood. And the author articulates the significant cultural, economic, and demographic patterns that uniquely affect the trajectories of this generation's emerging adults. A thoughtful case is made for the tasks of balancing aspirations and expectations in this cohort as well as choices to be made and relevant constraints. The use of narratives from individuals transitioning to adulthood adds immensely to the richness and value of this book." Barbara Tinsley, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University

Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood

Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood

  • Author: Frank D. Fincham,Ming Cui
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139492330
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: N.A
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Emerging adulthood - the period between the late teens and mid-twenties - is a unique and important developmental period during which people gain relationship experience before settling on someone to partner with. Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood presents a synthesis of research and theory on this topic. Leading scholars from demography, sociology, family studies, and psychology provide original data and theoretical analyses that address the formation, nature, and significance of romantic relationships in emerging adults. Until recently, it was assumed that romantic relationships in emerging adults were not particularly important or formative. The material presented allows this assumption to be thoroughly evaluated. This volume is intended to be a resource for anyone interested in understanding romantic relationships in emerging adulthood. It is especially appropriate for classroom use in upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of family sociology, human development and family studies, clinical and developmental psychology, and social work.

Counseling Individuals Through the Lifespan

Counseling Individuals Through the Lifespan

  • Author: Daniel W. Wong,Kimberly R. Hall,Cheryl A. Justice,Lucy Wong Hernandez
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1483322033
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 392
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Organized around the latest CACREP Standards, Counseling Individuals Through the Lifespan by Daniel W. Wong, Kimberly R. Hall, Cheryl A. Justice, and Lucy Wong Hernández introduces readers to the fundamentals of the counseling process during each stage of human development. Topics such as the client-counselor relationship, counseling theory, research, and interventions are addressed with a focus on caring for the total person within his/her environment and culture. Emphasizing the importance of intentionality and self-reflection, the chapters include case illustrations and guided practice exercises to further the development of successful 21st century counselors. Counseling Individuals Through the Lifepan is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs).

Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition

Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition

Theory and Research

  • Author: Joan E. Grusec,Paul D. Hastings
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462518389
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 718
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This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively revised with the latest theory and research, the second edition reflects exciting advances in genetics, biological and hormonal regulatory systems, and brain research. Contributors present cutting-edge theories and findings pertaining to family, peer, school, community, media, and other influences on individual development. Three themes guide the book: the interdependence of biology and experience, the bidirectionality of socialization processes, and the many contributing factors that interact to produce multiple socialization processes and pathways. New to This Edition *Revised structure reflects the diversity of socializing relationships in multiple contexts from infancy through adulthood. *Sections on biology and culture provide a dual framework and include new chapters on cross-cultural research, genetics, chronic family stress, and neuroscience. *Chapters on adolescence, new-employee organizational socialization, and cultivating the moral personality.

The Girl at the Baggage Claim

The Girl at the Baggage Claim

Explaining the East-West Culture Gap

  • Author: Gish Jen
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • ISBN: 1101947837
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 336
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A provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we are still baffled by one another. Is our mantra "To thine own self be true"? Or do we believe we belong to something larger than ourselves--a family, a religion, a troop--that claims our first allegiance? Gish Jen--drawing on a treasure trove of stories and personal anecdotes, as well as cutting-edge research in cultural psychology--reveals how this difference shapes what we perceive and remember, what we say and do and make--how it shapes everything from our ideas about copying and talking in class to the difference between Apple and Alibaba. As engaging as it is illuminating, this is a book that stands to profoundly enrich our understanding of ourselves and of our world. From the Hardcover edition.

Transition to Adulthood

Transition to Adulthood

Action, Projects, and Counseling

  • Author: Richard A. Young,Sheila K. Marshall,Ladislav Valach,José F. Domene,Matthew D. Graham,Anat Zaidman-Zait
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9781441962386
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 235
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The transition to adulthood involves, for most individuals, moving from school to work, establishment of long-term relationships, possibly parenting, and a number of other psychosocial transformations. Now more than ever, there is a concern within popular and research literature about children growing up too soon or too late or failing to realize changes associated with being adult. With this in mind, the book intends to answer a series of timely questions in regard to transition to adulthood and propose a wholly new approach to counseling that enables youth to engage fully in their lives and achieve their best. Active Transition to Adulthood: A New Approach for Counseling will discuss the authors’ work on the transition to adulthood (including early and late adolescence) from an entirely innovative perspective – action theory. Over a period of 10-15 years the authors have collected substantial data on adolescents and youth in transition, and will present an approach to counseling based on these data and cases. The action theory perspective in which the authors have grounded their work addresses the intentional, goal-directed behavior of persons and groups that is expressed through particular actions, longer-term projects, and life-encompassing careers. In this book, both transition to adulthood and counseling will be covered in the language of goal-directed action. In this way both transition and counseling reflect and capture the action, projects, and careers in which families, youth, and clients are engaged and use to construct on-going identity and other narratives.

Adolescents, Families, and Social Development

Adolescents, Families, and Social Development

How Teens Construct Their Worlds

  • Author: Judith G. Smetana
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444390880
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 336
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This book provides an in-depth examination of adolescents’ social development in the context of the family. Grounded in social domain theory, the book draws on the author’s research over the past 25 years Draws from the results of in-depth interviews with more than 700 families Explores adolescent-parent relationships among ethnic majority and minority youth in the United States, as well as research with adolescents in Hong Kong and China Discusses extensive research on disclosure and secrecy during adolescence, parenting, autonomy, and moral development Considers both popular sources such as movies and public surveys, as well as scholarly sources drawn from anthropology, history, sociology, social psychology, and developmental psychology Explores how different strands of development, including autonomy, rights and justice, and society and social convention, become integrated and coordinated in adolescence

Mental Health and Emerging Adulthood among Homeless Young People

Mental Health and Emerging Adulthood among Homeless Young People

  • Author: Les B. Whitbeck
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 1136910832
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 312
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What happens to homeless and runaway adolescents when they become adults? This is the first study that follows homeless youth into young adulthood and reviews the mental health consequences of runaway episodes and street life. The adolescents were interviewed every three months for three years from their mid teens to their early twenties. The study documents the psychological consequences associated with becoming adults when missing the critical developmental tasks of adolescence. The authors report high levels of psychological problems associated with victimization prior to and after running away. These victimization experiences shape the behaviors of these young people, affecting their relationships with others and their chances of conventional adjustment. Across time, the more successful their adaptation to street life and the street economy, the more barriers to conventional adult life emerge. The distress, including self-mutilation and suicidal behaviors, among this population is examined, as well as the impact street life has on future relationships, education, and employment. Nutritional and health problems are also explored, along with the social and economic impact of this population on society. As such, the book provides insight about why the current prevention and treatment programs are failing in an effort to help policy makers modify approaches to adolescent runaways. Intended as a supplementary text for undergraduate and/or graduate courses on homelessness, high risk youth, social deviance, adolescence and/or emerging adulthood taught in departments of psychology, human development, sociology, social work, and public health, this compelling book will also appeal to anyone who works with homeless adolescents.

Lost in Transition

Lost in Transition

The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood

  • Author: Christian Smith,Kari Christoffersen,Hilary Davidson,Patricia Snell Herzog
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199911525
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 296
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Life for emerging adults is vastly different today than it was for their counterparts even a generation ago. Young people are waiting longer to marry, to have children, and to choose a career direction. As a result, they enjoy more freedom, opportunities, and personal growth than ever before. But the transition to adulthood is also more complex, disjointed, and confusing. In Lost in Transition, Christian Smith and his collaborators draw on 230 in-depth interviews with a broad cross-section of emerging adults (ages 18-23) to investigate the difficulties young people face today, the underlying causes of those difficulties, and the consequences both for individuals and for American society as a whole. Rampant consumer capitalism, ongoing failures in education, hyper-individualism, postmodernist moral relativism, and other aspects of American culture are all contributing to the chaotic terrain that emerging adults must cross. Smith identifies five major problems facing very many young people today: confused moral reasoning, routine intoxication, materialistic life goals, regrettable sexual experiences, and disengagement from civic and political life. The trouble does not lie only with the emerging adults or their poor individual decisions but has much deeper roots in mainstream American culture--a culture which emerging adults have largely inherited rather than created. Older adults, Smith argues, must recognize that much of the responsibility for the pain and confusion young people face lies with them. Rejecting both sky-is-falling alarmism on the one hand and complacent disregard on the other, Smith suggests the need for what he calls "realistic concern"--and a reconsideration of our cultural priorities and practices--that will help emerging adults more skillfully engage unique challenges they face. Even-handed, engagingly written, and based on comprehensive research, Lost in Transition brings much needed attention to the darker side of the transition to adulthood.

Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition

Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition

Linking Schlossberg’s Theory With Practice in a Diverse World

  • Author: Mary Anderson, PhD,Jane Goodman, PhD,Nancy K. Schlossberg, EdD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826106366
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 360
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The only textbook explicitly designed to address counseling with adults who are coping with individual, relationship, and work transitions, this volume integrates the basic tenets of adult development with therapeutic practice. It is based on Schlossberg's theory of transitions, a new process and content model that offers effective techniques for helping adults to understand and successfully navigate normal life transitions. This revised edition addresses contemporary societal ills that exacerbate adult life transitions, such as a tumultuous economy, increased unemployment, bankruptcies, and foreclosures, and focuses on our increasing racial and cultural diversity. The volume also expands its consideration of spiritual and social justice issues and provides a more integrated and holistic approach to adult transitional counseling. Key Features of the New Edition: Based on Schlossberg's technique, a new model for counseling adults in transition Offers practical new strategies and exercises for use in transitional counseling Addresses unemployment and coping in an uncertain social/economic context Focuses on loss and resilience, diversity, culture, social justice, and spirituality Contains new sections on transitioning to adulthood, living arrangements including diverse family structures, mobility, siblings, in-laws, and retirement Introduces new concepts such as collectivist coping, hardiness, mindfulness, and transcendence

Adolescent Medicine, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice,

Adolescent Medicine, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice,

  • Author: William B. Shore
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323323405
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 305
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This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, devoted to Adolescent Medicine, is edited by Drs. William B. Shore, Francesco Leanza, and Nicole Chaisson. Articles in this issue include: Health Care Maintenance for Adolescents; Adolescent Growth and Development; Puberty; Current Concepts of Psychosocial Development; Body Image and Health: Eating Disorders and Obesity; Working with Families with Adolescents; Care for Adolescents with Developmental Delay; Sports Medicine; Sports Injuries; Teens and Technology; Care of Incarcerated Youth; Mental Illness in Adolescence; Substance Use/Abuse; Current Approach to Contraception and Pregnancy; Oral/Hormonal Contraception; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Teen Sexuality and GLBT Youth; and Bullying and Violence Prevention.

Kritik der Pädagogik

Kritik der Pädagogik

der Sinn der Erziehung

  • Author: Michael Winkler
  • Publisher: W. Kohlhammer Verlag
  • ISBN: 9783170178915
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 306
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Padagogik gehort zu den Reizthemen in modernen Gesellschaften. Bildung und Erziehung sind spatestens seit den PISA-Studien wieder Gegenstand erregter offentlicher Debatten. Nur selten erfolgt das Gestandnis, dass die padagogischen Sachverhalte kompliziert und ganz eigenartig sind. Die "Kritik der Padagogik" stellt sich dieser Herausforderung und zeigt, mit welchen Schwierigkeiten man rechnen muss, wenn man sich ernsthaft auf Padagogik einlasst. Gestutzt auf einen interdisziplinaren Zugang unternimmt das Buch dabei den Versuch, eine strukturelle Eigenlogik von Erziehung zu erfassen und zu bestimmen. Es lasst damit Grenzen erkennen, welche als ein tiefer Sinn von Erziehung gegeben sind und nicht verletzt werden durfen. Es macht aber auch deutlich, wie eben dieser Eigensinn von Erziehung in den modernen Gesellschaften der Gegenwart gefahrdet wird - mit moglicherweise unabsehbaren Folgen.

Teaching to Justice, Citizenship, and Civic Virtue

Teaching to Justice, Citizenship, and Civic Virtue

The Character of a High School Through the Eyes of Faith

  • Author: Julia K. Stronks,Gloria Goris Stronks
  • Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • ISBN: 1630877794
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 144
  • View: 1859
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In Teaching to Justice, Citizenship, and Civic Virtue, a group of teachers considers how students learn and what students need in order to figure out what God is requiring of them. The teachers hear from experts in the fields of civic education, the arts, politics, business, technology, and athletics. In addition, they talk about their own learning and what they want students to know about life after high school. This book, along with its discussion questions, will help parents, teachers, school board members, and administrators talk about what it means to help students work toward God's shalom in a broken but redeemed world.

Hooking Up

Hooking Up

Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus

  • Author: Kathleen A. Bogle
  • Publisher: NYU Press
  • ISBN: 9780814799680
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 225
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"The peril is not preeminently to the nation's purse; it is to its soul. The danger is not so much that we will fail to protect our interests, it is that we will betray our historic ideals . . . . . There is no assumption made here that the nation has always lived up to its deals; it did, however, always look up to them. We believe that it needs to do so again." --from the Introduction In The Imperial Temptation, two eminent foreign policy experts warn that America has made a Faustian bargain in its quest for the leadership of a new world order. In its attempts to address the challenges posed by new global realities, the Bush administration, so argues The Imperial Temptation, has betrayed the fundamental ideals on which this country was founded. Criticizing the all-out military assault on Iraq as a disproportionate and inhumane response to the crisis, Tucker and Hendrickson argue that President Bush seized on the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait to crystallize its vision of a new world order that would reclaim America's position of world leadership. But, in choosing to wage war against Iraq when another alternative was available, the authors write, Bush made the use of force the centerpiece of his vision of world order. As a result, America has fastened on a formula that allows us to go to war with far greater precipitancy that we otherwise might while simultaneously allowing us to walk away from the ruin we create without feeling a commensurate sense of responsibility. By leaving Iraq in chaos, America has succumbed to an imperial temptation without discharging the classic duties of imperial rule. The Imperial Temptation makes an important--and what is sure to be viewed as controversial--contribution to the national debate over the future of U.S. foreign policy and offers a revealing examination of the classic ideas underlying American diplomacy and their relation to the nation's historic purpose.

Handbook of Life-Span Development

Handbook of Life-Span Development

  • Author: Lawerence K.W. Berg, PhD, Esq.,Karen L. Fingerman, PhD,Jacqui Smith, PhD,Cynthia Berg, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826110800
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 650
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"The handbook is an impressive collection of research studies and theories provided by knowledgeable contributors on life-span development from conception to old age."--Anthropology and Aging Quarterly The doubling of our average life span since the turn of the 20th century is considered by many scholars to be one of the most important changes in human existence. This definitive text is the only volume to fully address, through a multidisciplinary perspective, the biological, cognitive, and psychological development that occurs from infancy through old age, and how the sociocultural and institutional factors interface with these changes. Edited by leading research scholars in the field of life-span development, the volume also includes contributions of specialists in behavioral genetics, socioemotional selectivity theory, neuroscience, ecological models, and more. It examines the dynamics of close relationships and informal ties among the elderly population, child-parent attachment relationships as a life-span phenomenon, developmental tasks across the lifespan, continuity and discontinuity in temperament and personality, the sociocultural context of cognition across the life span, and variability in approaches to social problem solving from early to later life. Given the number of recent demographic shifts, it also explores issues related to fertility, life expectancy, environmental contexts, technology, immigration, and public policy. Key Features: Integrates the full life span from infancy through old age in each chapter Considers multidisciplinary perspectives that address personal relationships, cognitive development, and social, emotional, and physical health across the life span Situates life-span development in ecological contexts (e.g., socioeconomic, neighborhood, and immigration status) Provides a concise but thorough resource for graduate seminars in life-span-related studies Highlights future issues in all areas of life-span study