Handbook of Adult Development

This volume is an outgrowth ofcontemporary research on development over the adult lifespan, which by now has burgeoned and developed both nationally and internationally. However, for us, the impetus to be involved in this area was spawned and nurtured by our initial association with the Society for...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Demick, Jack (Editor), Andreoletti, Carrie (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2003, 2003
Edition:1st ed. 2003
Series:The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 27. Discursive Practices and Their Interpretation in the Psychology of Religious Development: From Constructivist Canons to Constructivist Alternatives
  • 28. Adult Development and the Practice of Psychotherapy
  • 29. Executive Development as Adult Development
  • 30. Community Service and Adult Development
  • Epilogue
  • I. Introductory Theory and Method
  • 1. Theory in Adult Development: The New Paradigm and the Problem of Direction
  • 2. Learning in Adulthood
  • 3. Developmental Change in Adulthood
  • 4. Adult Development: The Holistic, Developmental, and Systems-Oriented Perspective
  • 5. Research Methods in Adult Development
  • II Biocognitive Development in Adulthood
  • 6. Multiple Perspectives on the Development of Adult Intelligence
  • 7. Age-Related Changes in Memory
  • 8. The Ontogeny of Wisdom in Its Variations
  • 9. Psychological Approaches to Wisdom and Its Development
  • 10. Reflective Thinking in Adulthood: Emergence, Development, and Variation
  • 11. Four Postformal Stages
  • 12. Postformal Thought and Adult Development: Living in Balance
  • 13. Developmental Trajectories and Creative Work in Late Life
  • 14. The Development of Possible Selves During Adulthood
  • 15. The Good Life: A Longitudinal Study of Adult Value Reasoning
  • 16. Moral Metacognition in Adolescence and Adulthood
  • 17. Protest, Collaboration, and Creat on of Alternative Models: Women’s Health Activists Using the Internet
  • 18. Gender Differences in Intellectual and Moral Development? The Evidence that Refutes the Claim
  • III. Social Development in Adulthood
  • 19. Attachment Theory and Research: Contributions for Understanding Late Adolescent and Young Adult Development
  • 20. Adult Development and Parenthood: A Social-Cognitive Perspective
  • 21. Superwomen Raising Superdaughters: Whatever Happened to Black Girlhood?
  • 22. Revisions: Processes of Development in Midlife Women
  • 23. Eldercare and Personality Development in Middle Age
  • 24. Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships and the Life Course Perspective
  • 25. “Roots that Clutch”: What Adoption and Foster Care Can Tell Us About Adult Development
  • 26. Swords into Plowshares: The Recovery Ethics of Destructive Adult Development