Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties / Edition 2

by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
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ISBN-13: 9780199929382
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/25/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 358,386
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is a Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. During 2005 he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He originally proposed the theory of emerging adulthood to describe the lives of today's 18-29-year-olds, and he is the Founding President and Executive Director of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood. Among his many books is an advice book for parents of emerging adults, Getting to 30 (with Elizabeth Fishel).

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition

1. A Longer Road to Adulthood

2. What Is It Like to Be an Emerging Adult? Four Profiles

3. From Conflict to Companionship: A New Relationship with Parents

4. Love and Sex: New Freedoms, New Problems

5. Meandering Toward Marriage

6. The Road Through College: Twists and Turns

7. Work: More than a Job

8. Digital Natives: Emerging Adults' Many Media Uses

9. Sources of Meaning: Religious Beliefs and Values

10. How Important is Social Class?

11. Wrong Turns and Dead Ends

12. Sometimes Goodbye is a Second Chance: Resilience in Emerging Adulthood

13. Beyond Emerging Adulthood: What Does It Mean to Become an Adult?


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