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|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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?