Identity, Youth, and Human Development: An Introduction is the first text to address identity formation in a format appropriate for students being introduced to identity-related issues for the first time. Although a significant area of interest for many students and youth, identity formation has...
To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Psychology Press
An Evaluation of the Mead-freeman Controversy
In 1928, Margaret Mead published her first book, entitled Coming of Age in Samoa, in which she described to the Western world an exotic culture where people "came of age" with a minimum of "storm and stress." In 1983, Derek Freeman, an Australian anthropologist, published a book in which he...
To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press
A Social Psychological Synthesis
The goal of Identity, Formation, Agency, and Culture is to lay the basis of a theory with which to better understand the difficulties and complexities of identity formation. It provides an extensive understanding of identity formation as it relates to human striving (agency) and social organization...
Published April 1st 2002 by Psychology Press