Emerging adults in America coming of age in the 21st century /

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Other Authors: Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen.
Tanner, Jennifer Lynn.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2006.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Decade of behavior
Online Access:Available via PsycBOOKS 
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Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Part I. Theoretical Foundations
  • 1. Emerging Adulthood: Understanding the New Way of Coming of Age / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • 2. Recentering During Emerging Adulthood: A Critical Turning Point in Life Span Human Development / Jennifer Lynn Tanner
  • Part II. Individual Characteristics
  • 3. Emerging Structures of Adult Thought / Gisela Labouvie-Vief
  • 4. Emerging Adulthood as an Institutionalized Moratorium: Risks and Benefits to Identity Formation / James E. Cote
  • 5. Ethnic Identity Exploration in Emerging Adulthood / Jean S. Phinney
  • 6. Mental Health During Emerging Adulthood: Continuity and Discontinuity in Courses, Causes, and Functions / John E. Schulenberg and Nicole R. Zarrett
  • 7. Resilience in Emerging Adulthood: Developmental Perspectives on Continuity and Transformation / Ann S. Masten and Jelena Obradovic and Keith B. Burt
  • Part III. Contexts
  • 8. Family Relationships and Support Systems in Emerging Adulthood / William S. Aquilino
  • 9. Friendships and Romance in Emerging Adulthood: Assessing Distinctiveness in Close Relationships / W. Andrew Collins and Manfred van Dulmen
  • 10. "Sex Is Just a Normal Part of Life": Sexuality in Emerging Adulthood / Eva S. Lefkowitz and Meghan M. Gillen
  • 11. School, Work, and Emerging Adulthood / Stephen F. Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton
  • 12. Emerging Adults in a Media-Saturated World / Jane D. Brown
  • Part IV. Conclusion
  • 13. The Psychology of Emerging Adulthood: What Is Known, and What Remains to Be Known? / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • Index
  • About the Editors

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