Journey of Adulthood: Pearson New International Edition by Barbara R. Bjorklund PDF
By Barbara R. Bjorklund
For undergraduate classes in maturity and getting older, Gerontology, and Adult Development.
This best-selling ebook discusses the facets of “successful aging,” overlaying development and improvement from rising maturity to outdated age, and the influence that tradition, gender, ethnicity, and person variations have on those tactics.
For Barbara Bjorklund, the subject material in Journey of Adulthood has by no means been faraway from domestic: as a middle-aged grownup who's in this very trip together with her husband, having a look forward towards their mom and dad who're in past due maturity and again towards their childrens who're making their very own manner via younger maturity, she has came upon that there's consistently room to learn - constantly room to grow. one of many significant objectives of this article is to catch this dynamic technique of grownup improvement from rising maturity to the top of existence. Its middle is made from examine findings from huge longitudinal reports and significant theories of grownup improvement, however it additionally displays smaller stories of numerous teams, exhibiting the impacts of gender, tradition, ethnicity, race, and socioeconomic history in this trip. mixed, this fabric creates for a thrilling and thorough view at the means of "successful aging."
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