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    DescriptionFrom career development to retirement, and from marriage to bereavement, psychological development is a never-ending process. Adulthood is a time of change and transformation, and presents many unique challenges and opportunities. Combining classic studies and cutting-edge research, Oliver Robinson's Development through Adulthood will guide you through this rich and rewarding subject. Key features: * Uniquely covers qualitative as well as quantitative research; * Individual voices bring theories to life by providing insight into real life experiences; * Cross-cultural perspectives and alternative perspectives provide examples from beyond the UK and US, offering an important counterbalance to western research; * Real-world application features highlight important intervention strategies. Development through Adulthood provides a unique interdisciplinary approach, making it invaluable reading for anybody studying human development, gerontology or an applied social science. Academically rigorous and elegantly written, it's the perfect guide to classic and current research in adult development.


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    Title
    Development Through Adulthood
    Subtitle
    An Integrative Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Oliver Robinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 472
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 739 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230297999
    ISBN 10: 0230297994
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25320
    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.2T
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Approval Code: A97240000
    DC22: 155.6
    B&T Approval Code: A11443000
    BISAC V2.8: PSY043000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PSY039000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JMD
    DC23: 155.6
    LC classification: BF724.5 .R554 2013
    Thema V1.0: JMD, JBSP3
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    11 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    Oliver Robinson is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology and Counselling at the University of Greenwich, UK. His research focuses on how life transitions, crises and relationships are involved in shaping personality, values and identity, and his work has attracted media interest from The Times, the BBC, the New Scientist and The Guardian.
    Review quote
    "The best evidence-based account I have read about what it is like to develop through adulthood." - Dan P. McAdams, the Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University "This book should be read by everyone who would like to get a comprehensive view of modern psychological theories of adult development." - Dr. Eeva Kallio, University of Jyvaskyla and University of Tampere, Finland, and President of the European Society for Adult Development "This book is a refreshing new addition to the texts currently available in the area. It fills a much needed gap and will allow tutors and students to cover important and non-traditional aspects of development in an accessible and interesting way. It has been a pleasure to read." - Dr Christopher Barnes, University of Derby, UK "An excellent book, superb in places...This could become the best lifespan book on the market." - Dr John Lambie, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
    Table of contents
    Adult Development: Meaning and Models Research Methods in Adult Development Cognitive Development Emotional Development Motivational Development Psychosocial Life Stages, Transitions and Crises Personality Development Moral Development Wisdom Spirituality and Religiosity Mental Disorder, Age and Adult Life Events Family, Friends and Relationships Career Development and Retirement Dying and Bereavement