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Handbook of adult development

Author: Jack Demick; Carrie Andreoletti
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, ©2003.
Series: Plenum series in adult development and aging.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume is an outgrowth ofcontemporary research on development over the adult lifespan, which by now has burgeoned and developed both nationally and internationally.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Demick; Carrie Andreoletti
ISBN: 0306467585 9780306467585
OCLC Number: 803920482
Description: XXI, 627 p. : il. ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; J. Demick, C. Andreoletti. Introduction; J. Demick, C. Andreoletti. 1. Theory in adult development: The new paradigm and the problem of direction; J. Stevens-Long, G. Michaud. 2. Developmental change in adulthood; D. Moshman. 3. Adult development: The holistic, developmental, sytems-oriented perspective; S. Wapner, J. Demick. 4. Postformal thought and adult development: Living in balance; J.D. Sinnott. 5. Four postformal stages; M. Commons, F.A. Richards. 6. Research methods in adult development; J.C. Cavanaugh, S. Krauss, Whitbourne. 7. Learning in adulthood; W.J. Hoyer, D.R. Touron. 8. Multiple perspectives on the development of adult intelligence; C.A. Berg, R.J. Sternberg. 9. Age related changes in memory; M.G. O'Connor, E.F. Kaplan. 10. The ontogeny of wisdom in its variations; D. Kramer. 11. Psychological approaches to wisdom and its development; D.J. Shedlock, S.W. Cornelius. 12. Practical wisdom: Applied adult development; P. Arlin, B. Yan. 13. Developmental trajectories and creative work in late life; L. Tahir, H.E. Gruber. 14. The development of possible selves in adulthood; J. Bybee, Y.V. Wells. 15. Gender differences in intellectual and moral development? The evidence that refutes the claim; M.M. Brabeck, E.L. Shore. 16. The good life: Longitudinal study of adult value reasoning; C. Armon, T.L. Dawson. 17. Moral metacognition in adolescence and adulthood; D.W. Schrader. 18. Reflective thinking in adulthood: Emergence, development, and variation; K.W. Fischer, E. Pruyne. 19. Protest, collaboration and creation of alternative models: Women's health activists using the internet; A. LoCicero. 20. Attachment theory and research: Contributions for understanding late adolescent and young adult development; M.E. Kenny, C.E. Baron. 21. Adult development and parenthood: A social cognitive perspective; S.T. Azar. 22. Superwomen raising superdaughters: Whatever happened to Black girlhood? Y.V. Wells. 23. Revisions: Processes of development in midlife women; R. Josselson. 24. Eldercare and personality development in middle age; A.H. Climo, A.J. Stewart. 25. Grandparent-grandchild relationships and the life course perspective; J. Hess Brown, P.A. Roodin. 26. `Roots that clutch': What adoption and foster care can tell us about adult development; J. Demick. 27. Discursive practices and their interpretation in the psychology of religious develoment: From constructivist canons to constructivist alternatives; J.M. Day, D.J. Youngman. 28. Adult development and the practice of psychotherapy; M. Basseches. 29. Executive developments as adult development; O. Laske. 30. Community service and adult development; D. Hart, et al. 31. Swords into plowshares: The recovery ethics of destructive adult development; C. Goldberg. Epilogue; J. Demick, C. Andreoletti. Index.
Series Title: Plenum series in adult development and aging.
Responsibility: edited by Jack Demick and Carrie Andreoletti.


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