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ERIC Number: EJ627448
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Emerging Adulthood: A Theory of Development from the Late Teens through the Twenties.
Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen
American Psychologist, v55 n5 p469-80 May 2000
Proposes emerging adulthood as a new conception of development from the late teens through the twenties, presenting a theoretical background, then offering evidence supporting the idea that emerging adulthood is a distinct period demographically, subjectively, and in terms of identity exploration. Explains how emerging adulthood differs from young adulthood. Outlines a cultural context for the idea of emerging adulthood. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED495660