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Debating Emerging Adulthood: Stage or Process?

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Marion Kloep, Leo B. Hendry, and Jennifer L. Tanner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199757176
eISBN:
9780199863389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757176.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this book two pairs of developmental psychologists take sides in a spirited debate over the theory of “emerging adulthood,” Jeffrey Arnett’s proposal that a new life stage has developed in between ... More


From Emerging Adulthood to Young Adulthood: What Does It Mean to Become an Adult?

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers, through the eyes of another group of emerging adults, the passage from emerging adulthood to young adulthood, focusing on the question of what it means to become an adult. The ... More


Emergent Adulthood in Lesbian and Gay Lives: Individual Development, Life Course, and Social Change

Bertram J. Cohler and Stuart Michaels

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter uses Arnett’s (2000, 2004, 2006a) conception of emergent adulthood as a framework for studying young adulthood among same-sex-attracted men and women. Social change has fostered a delay ... More


The Status of Identity: Developments in Identity Status Research

Jane Kroger

in Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter addresses another central issue in self-regulatory research, that of identity development. It provides an overview of Marcia's (1966) influential approach to studying the process of ... More


Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199929382
eISBN:
9780190209643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929382.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This is the original book presenting the theory of emerging adulthood, which offered a new conception of development from the late teens through the twenties. The book presents emerging adulthood as ... More


Former Foster Care Youth and Resilient Functioning in Young Adulthood: Predictors of Success and Future Research Directions

Manfred H. M. van Dulmen and Haylee DeLuca

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/9780190260637.003.0043
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on former foster care youth and resilient functioning in young adulthood, particularly predictors of success and future directions. The chapter reviews the literature on ... More


Flourishing Through Participation: Positive Young Adult Development in Australia and New Zealand

Bonnie L. Barber

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/9780190260637.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes the evidence for a range of positive pathways in young adulthood in Australia and New Zealand. A number of longitudinal studies from these regions are discussed to highlight ... More


Social consequences of mass access in Europe

Lorenza Antonucci

in Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447318231
eISBN:
9781447318255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318231.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter discusses the causes and consequences of having 50% of the current European youth cohort in university. The chapter discusses the paradox behind the democratisation of higher education, ... More


Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the ways in which a range of recent American novelists have handled the genre of the ‘coming-of-age’ novel, or the Bildungsroman. Novels of this genre characteristically dramatise ... More


Emerging Adults and Migration: Diversity and Social Contributions

Hinda Seif and Jason Jenkins

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/9780190260637.003.0054
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the literature on and outlines research and policy directions toward shaping emerging adulthood migration to produce positive outcomes in an era of globalization. As the most ... More


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