Life-span development: frameworks, accounts and strategies

Sugarman, Leonie (2001) Life-span development: frameworks, accounts and strategies. New Essential Psychology . Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group, New York; Hove. Full text not available from this repository.

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In initial chapters Leonie Sugarman outlines the issues surrounding the notion of development and how it can be studied, including reviews of the work of key theorists Erikson, Levinson and Gould. She goes on to consider the different ways in which the life course can be construed: as a series of age-related stages; as a cumulative sequence; as a series of developmental tasks; as a series of key life events and transitions or as a narrative construction which creates a sense of dynamic continuity. A final chapter looks at how people cope, the resources that are available and the theoretical and practical issues regarding interventions to assist them in the process.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group
ISBN: 9780415192644
Departments: Academic Departments > Health, Psychology & Social Studies (HPSS) > Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Additional Information: 2nd edition published 2004.
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Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 10:31
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2024 18:00
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