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The Developmental Science of Adolescence

History Through Autobiography

Edited by: Lerner Richard M. , Petersen Anne C. , Silbereisen Rainer K. , Brooks-Gunn Jeanne

Print publication date:  August  2013
Online publication date:  August  2013

Print ISBN: 9781848729315
eBook ISBN: 9780203581667
Adobe ISBN: 9781136673726

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The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past, present, and future direction of the field. No other reference work has this degree of authenticity in presenting the best developmental science of adolescence.

The book includes a Foreword by Saths Cooper, President of the International Union of Psychological Science and autobiographical chapters by the following leading developmental scientists:

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Robert Wm. Blum, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, B. Bradford Brown, Marlis Buchmann, John Bynner, John Coleman, Rand D. Conger, James E. Côté, William Damon, Sanford M. Dornbusch, Nancy Eisenberg, Glen H. Elder, Jr., David P. Farrington, Helmut Fend, Andrew J. Fuligni, Frank F. Furstenberg, Beatrix A. Hamburg, Stephen F. Hamilton, Karen Hein, Klaus Hurrelmann, Richard Jessor, Daniel P. Keating, Reed W. Larson, Richard M. Lerner, Iris F. Litt, David Magnusson, Rolf Oerter, Daniel Offer, Augusto Palmonari, Anne C. Petersen, Lea Pulkkinen, Jean E. Rhodes, Linda M. Richter, Hans-Dieter Rösler, Michael Rutter, Ritch C. Savin-Williams, John Schulenberg, Lonnie R. Sherrod, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Judith G. Smetana, Margaret Beale Spencer, Laurence Steinberg, Elizabeth J. Susman, Richard E. Tremblay, Suman Verma, and Bruna Zani.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Confessions of a Heretic Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Robert Wm. Blum Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Person, Time, and Place Download PDF
Chapter  5:  An Autobiographical Journey Through Adolescents' Social World Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Reflections on a Lifetime of Life-Course Research Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Journey to a Life-Course Perspective in Developmental Science Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Why Adolescence Matters Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Rand D. Conger Download PDF
Chapter  10:  A Stranger in Paradise Download PDF
Chapter  11:  My Research Life and Times Download PDF
Chapter  12:  How Personal Experiences Influenced My Research on Youth Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Following the Data (and Sometimes Theory) Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Studying Lives in Changing Times Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Reflections on a Life Course of Developmental Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  16:  My Turning Points in Adolescent Research Download PDF
Chapter  17:  From Ithaca to Los Angeles Download PDF
Chapter  18:  How I Became a Developmentalist Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Exploring the Frontiers of Adolescent Psychology, Psychiatry, and Development Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Decisions and Directions Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Coming of Age Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Adolescents as Productive Processors of Reality Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Problem Behavior Theory Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Adolescent Thinking in Action Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Studying Experience Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Taking the Boy out of Brooklyn Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Doing “Good Time” Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Individual Development—a Transformation Process Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Growth and Development Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The Life and Academic Journey of an Empiricist  Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Autobiography Through Adolescence Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Researcher as Bumblebee Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Self-Control at the Heart of Successful Development Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Lucking Out Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Growing Up in South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Clinical—Psychological Contributions to Adolescence Research Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Establishing Developmental Psychopathology Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Born in Clever  Download PDF
Chapter  39:  If You Are Standing Around Just Watching, You Are Not Doing Your Job Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Contributing to Adolescent Research in Non-Typical Ways Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Development as Action in Context Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Studying Adolescent—Parent Relationships Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Pursuing Identity-Focused Resiliency Research Post-Brown v. Board of Education 1954  Download PDF
Chapter  44:  The Importance of Serendipity Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Lives in Transition Download PDF
Chapter  46:  War, Family Secrets, Sports, and the Developmental Origins of Aggression Download PDF
Chapter  47:  My Career Trajectory in Understanding the Ecological Realities of Adolescence in India Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Yesterday's and Today's Adolescents Download PDF
A1_Paul_B_Baltes Download PDF
A6_Roberta_G_Simmons Download PDF
A3_Daniel_B_Elkonin Download PDF
A4_Stuart_T_Hauser Download PDF
A2_Peter_L_Benson Download PDF
A7_Hershel_D_Thornburg Download PDF
A5_John_P_Hill Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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