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Emerging adults in America : coming of age in the 21st century

Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett; Jennifer Lynn Tanner
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2006.
Series: Decade of behavior.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Emerging Adults in America: Coming of Age in the 21st Century portrays the lives of young Americans between adolescence and young adulthood, a distinct developmental stage that editor Jeffrey Jensen Arnett describes as emerging adulthood. Over the past 40 years, the average age of marriage and parenthood has risen dramatically, and the years from the late teens through the mid-20s are no longer dedicated to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Emerging adults in America.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2006
(DLC) 2005015946
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett; Jennifer Lynn Tanner
ISBN: 1591473292 9781591473299
OCLC Number: 123447176
Notes: Based on a conference held Nov. 2003 at Harvard University.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 341 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Emerging adulthood : understanding the new way of coming of age / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett --
Recentering during emerging adulthood : a critical turning point in life span human development / Jennifer Lynn Tanner --
Emerging structures of adult thought / Gisela Labouvie-Vief --
Emerging adulthood as an institutionalized moratorium : risks and benefits to identify formation / James E. Côté --
Ethnic identity exploration in emerging adulthood / Jean S. Phinney --
Mental health during emerging adulthood : continuity and discontinuity in courses, causes, and functions / John E. Schulenberg and Nicole R. Zarrett --
Resilience in emerging adulthood : developmental perspectives on continuity and transformation / Ann S. Masten, Jelena Obradović, and Keith B. Burt --
Family relationships and support systems in emerging adulthood / William S. Aquilino --
Friendships and romance in emerging adulthood : assessing distinctiveness in close relationships / W. Andrew Collins and Manfred van Dulmen --
"Sex is just a normal part of life" : sexuality in emerging adulthood / Eva S. Lefkowitz and Meghan M. Gillen --
School, work, and emerging adulthood / Stephen F. Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton --
Emerging adults in a media-saturated world / Jane D. Brown --
The psychology of emerging adulthood : what is known, and what remains to be known? / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett.
Series Title: Decade of behavior.
Other Titles: PsycBOOKS.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffery Jensen Arnett and Jennifer Lynn Tanner.
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Compiles a collection of chapters that cover a range of topics from relationships with parents to views about love, sex, and marriage; from experiences in college to those in the work place; and  Read more...


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