ERIC Number: ED434761
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Publication Date: 1998
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Verbal Interaction and Development in Families with Adolescents. Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology, Volume 15.
Hofer, Manfred, Ed.; Youniss, James, Ed.; Noack, Peter, Ed.
Individuation theory is rooted in the belief that it is a major developmental task for adolescents to establish their identity while simultaneously maintaining a relationship with their parents. Building on the individuation paradigm, the researchers contributing to this edited volume zeroed in on discourse as a critical mechanism through which family members interact with one another. This book focuses on the dynamics of parent-adolescent interactions and deals exclusively with families from Germany after German unification and The Netherlands. The articles are as follows: (1) "Introduction: Verbal Interaction and Development in Families with Adolescents" (Manfred Hofer, James Youniss, and Peter Noack); (2) "Can Mothers Win? The Transformation of Mother-Daughter Relationships in Late Childhood" (Lothar Krappmann, Hans Oswald, Beate Schuster, and James Youniss); (3) "Experiments Using the Role-Playing Method in the Study of Interactive Behavior" (Manfred Hofer and Heike Buhl); (4) "Relationship and Family Discourse in Different Situations" (Manfred Hofer and Kai Sassenberg); (5) "Continuity and Change in Family Interactions across Adolescence" (Peter Noack and Baerbel Kracke); (6) "Talk to Mom and Dad and Listen to What Is in Between: A Differential Approach to Family Communication and Its Impact on Adolescent Development" (Kurt Kreppner and Manuela Ullrich); (7) "Family Interaction as a Context for the Development of Adolescent Autonomy" (Marc Noom and Maja Dekovic); (8) "Family Interaction and Psychosocial Adjustment of Adopted and Nonadopted Adolescents" (Elke Wild); and (9) "The Meaning of Parent-Adolescent Interactions for Structuring Relationships and Society" (Jeffrey McLellan and Miranda Yates). Each article contains references. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Adopted Children, Comparative Analysis, Context Effect, Discourse Analysis, Family Communication, Family Relationship, Fathers, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Longitudinal Studies, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Personal Autonomy, Role Playing, Sex Differences
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Netherlands