Human Development in Adulthood

Hardcover | January 31, 1998

byLewis R. Aiken

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Human Development in Adulthood is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of adult development in a number of areas both personal and societal, from mental and physical health, to economic and social conditions. Variables including race, gender, economic status, and political and religious affiliation are considered in the discussion of such human issues as - love and marital relations - economic concerns, including employment and living conditions - violence in its various forms, including crime and war - aging and death. The numerous illustrations, chapter summaries, and glossary will prove especially useful to students.

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Human Development in Adulthood is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of adult development in a number of areas both personal and societal, from mental and physical health, to economic and social conditions. Variables including race, gender, economic status, and political and religious affiliation are considered in the dis...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.03 inPublished:January 31, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306457342

ISBN - 13:9780306457340

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Table of Contents

1. The Study of Adult Development. 2. The Aging Human Body. 3. Health and Illness. 4. Cognitive Development and Change. 5. Personality Development and Disorders. 6. Sex, Love, and Marriage. 7. Families and Friends. 8. Gender, Race, and Social Class. 9. Living Environments. 10. Income, Employment, and Retirement. 11. Spending, Leisure, and Other Nonemployment Activities. 12. Crime, War, and Law. 13. Death, Bereavement, and Widowhood. Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.