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Published: 25 September 2014

416 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199929382

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Emerging Adulthood

The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

Second Edition

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

  • Arnett launched the field of emerging adulthood with the first edition of this book.
  • On the 10th Anniversary of the seminal first edition, this fully updated volume presents Arnett's theory in a comprehensive, engaging way, incorporating his newest findings.
  • Refutes many of the negative stereotypes about emerging adults today, such as laziness and selfishness.

New to this Edition:

  • Newly added chapters cover media use, social class issues, and the distinctive problems of emerging adulthood.
  • Completely updated throughout to reflect research conducted over the past decade.
  • Includes new evidence that there are no differences according to social class background in the main features of emerging adulthood.

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