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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The study of grandparents raising grandchildren, now almost two decades old, has tended to have a negative bias, emphasizing the difficulties such people face and the negative impact that grandparent caregiving has on them physically, socially, and emotionally. This edited book seeks to reverse this trend by taking a positive approach to understanding... more...
- Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 57.00
This influential work examines how enduring dispositions or traits affect the process of aging and shape each individual?s life course. From two well-known authorities in the field, the volume is grounded in a growing body of empirical evidence. Critically reviewing different theories of personality and adult development, the authors explain the logic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95
This book, the third in a series on the life course, has significance in today's world of research, professional practice, and public policy because it symbolizes the gradual reemergence of power in the social sciences. Focusing on "self-directedness and efficacy" over the life course, this text addresses the following issues: * the causes of change... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
Originally presented at the Sixth Adult Development Symposium, the papers in this volume examine possible relationships between the fields of organizational and (adult) developmental psychology with particular emphasis given to the grand developmental theories of Lawrence Kohlberg, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Heinz Werner, and their descendants. On... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.00
There are common midlife events that account for the special narcissistic vulnerabilities of this period of life, and Eda Goldstein ably reviews these events and the theoretical perspectives commonly brought to bear on them. In When the Bubble Bursts , however, Goldstein's special concern is those individuals who come to midlife with heightened... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 24.95
As of 2013, there are 93 million people over the age of forty-seven living in America. They make up the largest group of aging people in our country?s history. Many of those individuals are overweight or obese, eat a poor diet, and experience a high-stress lifestyle, leading to a range of physical and mental health issues. According to health experts,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
Along with psychopathology, cognition has been one of the primary phenotypic focal points of the field of behavior genetics since its inception. Francis Galtons 1874 examination of eminent families in Britain was among the earliest attempts to investigate whether cognitive achievements run in families. This volume presents current methodologies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Intergenerational Programs: Understanding What We Have Created focuses on research efforts to design, improve, and evaluate activities among younger and older individuals while examining how intergenerational activities impact children, families, and older adult participants. The first single volume to reflect the current state of research knowledge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their ability to age in place. Without the necessary supports... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 60.00
What is meant by narrative? How can one elicit a narrative or analyze it in research? How can narrative work best be facilitated among older adults? This is the only text to provide comprehensive information about the applications of narrative approaches in community and long-term settings, writing in the virtual world, and such individual work as... more...