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Identity Development: Adolescence through Adulthood

by Kroger J SAGE Publications, Inc
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Pbk 312 pages
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`Kroger has crafted a readable and coherent account of the lifelong process of identity development. Richly illustrated with case study material, the book skillfully integrates biological, social, and cultural perspectives on a phenomenon often viewed as primarily developing within the person. The book clearly demonstrates that identity development is not restricted to adolescence, but that it is a lifelong process of construction and transformation. Its unique focus is theoretically infused, yet not overburdened by technical jargon. It's ideally suited as a specialized text that could be used in courses on adolescent development, life-span human development, or personality development. It should also be very useful for people working in hu

Perspectives on Identity
Identity in Early Adolescence
Identity in Mid-Adolescence
Identity in Late Adolescence
Selected Identity Issues of Adolescence
Identity in Early Adulthood
Identity in Middle Adulthood
Identity in Late Adulthood
Selected Identity Issues of Adulthood

Jane Kroger is Professor of Psychology, University of Tromso, in Tromso, Norway. She holds a Ph.D. in Child Development. Her research interests are the study of identity in adolescent and adult development. She has published numerous theoretical and research articles on issues of identity and is author of Identity in Adolescence: The Balance between Self and Other, 3rd edition and editor of Discussions on Ego Identity . She has been a visiting scholar at the Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson Center at Harvard University and also at the Henry A. Murray Center for the Study of Lives. She is currently president of the Society for Research on Identity Formation.