Handbook of Adult Development / Edition 1

Handbook of Adult Development / Edition 1

by Jack Demick, Carrie Andreoletti, Jack Demick, Carrie Andreoletti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306467585

ISBN-13: 9780306467585

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: Springer US

The Handbook of Adult Development is an overview of the major theories and research in the field. Included are sections on introductory theory and method, biocognitive development in adulthood, and social development in adulthood, in addition to an introduction and epilogue by the editors. This content will be useful for years to come. By soliciting contributions

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Overview

The Handbook of Adult Development is an overview of the major theories and research in the field. Included are sections on introductory theory and method, biocognitive development in adulthood, and social development in adulthood, in addition to an introduction and epilogue by the editors. This content will be useful for years to come. By soliciting contributions from current leading theoreticians and researchers in the field of adult development, the volume will present state-of-the-art theory and research on this burgeoning subfield of developmental psychology. Professionals, clinicians, researchers, and academics in the larger field of development psychology will find the book an invaluable resource, as will graduate students in the same field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306467585
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Series:
The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
627
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1Theory in Adult Development: The New Paradigm and the Problem of Direction3
2Learning in Adulthood23
3Developmental Change in Adulthood43
4Adult Development: The Holistic, Developmental, and Systems-Oriented Perspective63
5Research Methods in Adult Development85
6Multiple Perspectives on the Development of Adult Intelligence103
7Age-Related Changes in Memory121
8The Ontogeny of Wisdom in Its Variations131
9Psychological Approaches to Wisdom and Its Development153
10Reflective Thinking in Adulthood: Emergence, Development, and Variation169
11Four Postformal Stages199
12Postformal Thought and Adult Development: Living in Balance221
13Developmental Trajectories and Creative Work in Late Life239
14The Development of Possible Selves During Adulthood257
15The Good Life: A Longitudinal Study of Adult Value Reasoning271
16Moral Metacognition in Adolescence and Adulthood301
17Protest, Collaboration, and Creation of Alternative Models: Women's Health Activists Using the Internet329
18Gender Differences in Intellectual and Moral Development? The Evidence that Refutes the Claim351
19Attachment Theory and Research: Contributions for Understanding Late Adolescent and Young Adult Development371
20Adult Development and Parenthood: A Social-Cognitive Perspective391
21Superwomen Raising Superdaughters: Whatever Happened to Black Girlhood?417
22Revisions: Processes of Development in Midlife Women431
23Eldercare and Personality Development in Middle Age443
24Grandparent - Grandchild Relationships and the Life Course Perspective459
25"Roots that Clutch": What Adoption and Foster Care Can Tell Us About Adult Development475
26Swords into Plowshares: The Recovery Ethics of Destructive Adult Development493
27Discursive Practices and Their Interpretation in the Psychology of Religious Development: From Constructivist Canons to Constructivist Alternatives509
28Adult Development and the Practice of Psychotherapy533
29Executive Development as Adult Development565
30Community Service and Adult Development585
Epilogue599
Index613

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