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Contextual Influences

Julie Horney, Patrick Tolan, and David Weisburd

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses three contextual influences on the onset, continuation, or escalation of offending during the transition from adolescence to adulthood. First the chapter examines four ... More


Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Patricia K. Kerig, Marc S. Schulz, and Stuart T. Hauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this ... More


Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Barry M. Wagner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This evaluation of the research on this topic presents the current state of knowledge about suicidal behaviors in children and adolescents, addressing the trends of the past ten years and evaluating ... More


Peer and Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood

Michael W. Pratt and M. Kyle Matsuba

in The Life Story, Domains of Identity, and Personality Development in Emerging Adulthood: Integrating Narrative and Traditional Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199934263
eISBN:
9780190883126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199934263.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 8 focuses on the development of peer and romantic relationships. The authors draw on Erikson’s theory as focused around the key period of intimacy development in emerging adulthood, and also ... More


The Flyer in Love

Martin Francis

in The Flyer: British Culture and the Royal Air Force 1939–1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199277483
eISBN:
9780191699948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277483.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the flyer in love. While some flyers feared that romantic entanglements might compromise combat efficiency, many others found that falling in love offered an affirmation of ... More


Trajectories of Within-Relationship Relationship Quality, Relationship Satisfaction, and Sexual Satisfaction Among Young African American Women

J. Dennis Fortenberry and Devon J. Hensel

in Interpersonal Relationships and Health: Social and Clinical Psychological Mechanisms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936632
eISBN:
9780190223250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936632.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Romantic relationships are salient developmental experiences for most contemporary adolescents. This chapter addresses the within-relationship changes in three cognitive and emotional assessments of ... More


Techno-Romance and Emerging Adulthood

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the ways in which technology influences the romantic behavior of emerging adults. From meeting new romantic partners to managing existing relationships to breaking up and ... More


Pathways Toward Adulthood: Building Roads, Creating Detours in Work and Love

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines how emerging adults form identities in the domains of work and romance. Today’s emerging adults are motivated to self-actualize in both domains, but the path to that end is long ... More


Six Paths to Adulthood: Fast Starters, Parents without Careers, Educated Partners, Educated Singles, Working Singles, and Slow Starters

D. Wayne Osgood, Gretchen Ruth, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, Janis E. Jacobs, and Bonnie L. Barber

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The transition to adulthood is most obviously characterized by movement from the roles of childhood and adolescence to those of adulthood. Youth leave their parents' homes to live on their own, they ... More


Premarital Romantic Commitment

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Relational skills gained through forming committed romantic partnerships in emerging adulthood provide the foundation for sustained intimacy in later adult relationships. Commitment emerges as a ... More


Sacrifice: An Unfolding Narrative

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Sacrifice has been linked to many positive results for both individuals and couples. The relationship between commitment and sacrifice is explored. The findings of Kogan et al. with regard to ... More


Summary and Syntheses

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter revisits the challenging economic and romantic conditions in which today’s emerging adults find themselves, conditions that help explain why emerging adults are taking longer to commit ... More


Identity: <i>Becoming an</i> I, <i>Becoming a</i> We

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The dynamic processes of individual and couple identity formation are discussed against a theoretical background. Absence of strict codes of behavior creates an environment in which emerging adults ... More


Positive Relationships as an Indicator of Flourishing During Emerging Adulthood

Laura M. Padilla-Walker, Madison K. Memmott-Elison, and Larry J. Nelson

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter we argue that positive development takes place within the context of relationships, and we review research on a number of relationships that emerging adults may have during this time ... More


Risky Love

Ranita Ray

in Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292055
eISBN:
9780520965614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292055.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter provides a nuanced look at the romantic and sexual relationships of Port City youth. Popular culture, media, public policy, and academic scholarship alike have pathologized the romantic ... More


Handling Conflicts Positively

Lorne Campbell and Sarah C. E. Stanton

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In close relationships, conflict occurs when the needs and desires of partners diverge and are thus incompatible. Because partners interact with each other regarding a number of issues important to ... More


In Painful Silence: The Untold Emotional Work of Long-Distance Romantic Relationships and Marriages, 1957–1964

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using a combination of bracero family oral life histories and songs of love, this chapter traces the romantic love, loss, and longing that inspired Mexican women and men to be most resourceful in ... More


The Role of Peer Relationships in Emerging Adults’ Religiousness and Spirituality

Carolyn McNamara Barry and Jennifer L. Christofferson

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959181
eISBN:
9780199379620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959181.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Emerging adults are engaged in heightened exploration of worldviews, including the religious and spiritual domains. As they recenter their relationships with their parents, they find themselves ... More


The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: <i>Getting From</i> I <i>to</i> We

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of emerging adults and the challenges they face. It examines the unstable nature of emerging adulthood itself as a prelude to the discussion of the ... More


The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Varda Konstam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The romantic lives of emerging adults are often baffling and contradictory: they prize committed and authentic relationships, yet they appear to be reluctant participants, and they prefer to foster ... More


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