Emerging adulthood : the winding road from the late teens through the twenties (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Emerging adulthood : the winding road from the late teens through the twenties

Emerging adulthood : the winding road from the late teens through the twenties

Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Emerging Adulthood' explores the author's concept of a new phase in life, between adolescence and young adulthood, characterised by a process of identity exploration, instability, possibility, self-focus, and a substantial sense of limbo.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen.
Emerging adulthood.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003023347
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
ISBN: 1423720903 9781423720904 9780195173147 0195173147 9780195309379 0195309375 1280428112 9781280428111 9780199786688 0199786682 9786610428113 6610428115 0198038623 9780198038627
OCLC Number: 61344274
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 270 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A longer road to adulthood --
What is it like to be an emerging adult? : four profiles --
From conflict to companionship : a new relationship with parents --
Love and sex --
Meandering toward marriage --
The road through college : twists and turns --
Work : more than a job --
Sources of meaning : religious beliefs and values --
The age of possibilities : four case studies --
From emerging adulthood to young adulthood : what does it mean to become an adult?
Responsibility: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett.
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In 'Emerging Adulthood', Jeffrey Arnett presents a portrait of the lives of people he calls "emerging adults." He argues that a new stage of life has developed, usually lasting from about age 18  Read more...


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