The Developmental Science of Adolescence
History Through Autobiography
To Be Published August 6th 2013 by Psychology Press – 570 pages
The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past, present and future direction of the field. No other reference work has the degree of authenticity in presenting the best developmental science of adolescence as this work.
Autobiographical chapters by leading developmental scientists: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Robert Wm. Blum, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, B. Bradford Brown, Marlis Buchmann, John Bynner, John Coleman, Rand D. Conger, James E. Côté, William Damon, Sanford M. Dornbusch, Nancy Eisenberg, Glen H. Elder, Jr., David P. Farrington, Helmut Fend, Andrew J. Fuligni, Frank F. Furstenberg, Beatrix A. Hamburg, Stephen F. Hamilton, Karen Hein, Klaus Hurrelmann, Richard Jessor, Daniel P. Keating, Reed W. Larson, Richard M. Lerner, Iris F. Litt, David Magnusson, Rolf Oerter, Daniel Offer, Augusto Palmonari, Anne C. Petersen, Lea Pulkkinen, Jean E. Rhodes, Hans-Dieter Rösler, Michael Rutter, Ritch C. Savin-Williams, John Schulenberg, Lonnie R. Sherrod, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Judith G. Smetana, Margaret Beale Spencer, Laurence Steinberg, Steve Suomi, Elizabeth J. Susman, Richard E. Tremblay, SumanVerma, and Bruna Zani.
Richard M. Lerner is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University, USA.
Anne C. Petersen is the Founder and President of Global Philanthropy Alliance and Research Professor in the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan, USA.
Rainer K. Silbereisen is a Research Professor of Developmental Psychology and the Director of the Center for Applied Developmental Science (CADS) at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn is the Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and the Director of the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, USA.