ISBN-10:
0674445880
ISBN-13:
9780674445888
Pub. Date:
07/28/1998
Publisher:
Harvard
In Over Our Heads: The Mental Demands of Modern Life

In Over Our Heads: The Mental Demands of Modern Life

by Robert Kegan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674445888
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 07/28/1998
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 241,476
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert Kegan is William and Miriam Meehan Professor of Adult Learning and Professional Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Table of Contents

Prologue

I. The Mental Demand of Adolescence

1. The Hidden Curriculum of Youth: "Whaddaya Want from Me?"

2. Coaching the Curriculum: A Bridge Must Be Well Anchored on Either Side

II. The Mental Demand of Private Life: Parenting and Partnering

3. Parenting: Minding Our Children

4. Partnering: Love and Consciousness

III. The Mental Demand of Public Life: Work and Self-Expansion

5. Working: On Seeking to Hire the Self-Employed

6. Dealing with Difference: Communication between the Sexes/Communication between the Theories

7. Healing: The Undiscussed Demands of Psychotherapy

8. Learning: "The Teacher Wants Us to Be Self-Directing"

IV. The Mental Demand of Postmodern Life

9. Conflict, Leadership, and Knowledge Creation

10. On Being Good Company for the Wrong Journey

Epilogue

Notes

Index

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