The Oxford Handbook of Identity Development (Oxford Library of Psychology)

The Oxford Handbook of Identity Development (Oxford Library of Psychology)

By: Kate C. McLean (editor), Moin Syed (editor)Hardback

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Identity is defined in many different ways in various disciplines in the social sciences and sub-disciplines within psychology. The developmental psychological approach to identity is characterized by a focus on developing a sense of the self that is temporally continuous and unified across the different life spaces that individuals inhabit. Erikson proposed that the task of adolescence and young adulthood was to define the self by answering the question: Who Am I? There have been many advances in theory and research on identity development since Erikson's writing over fifty years ago, and the time has come to consolidate our knowledge and set an agenda for future research. The Oxford Handbook of Identity Development represents a turning point in the field of identity development research. Various, and disparate, groups of researchers are brought together to debate, extend, and apply Erikson's theory to contemporary problems and empirical issues. The result is a comprehensive and state-of-the-art examination of identity development that pushes the field in provocative new directions. Scholars of identity development, adolescent and adult development, and related fields, as well as graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and practitioners will find this to be an innovative, unique, and exciting look at identity development.

About Author

Kate McLean is an Associate Professor at Western Washington University. Her research centers on the development of narrative identity in adolescence and emerging adulthood, particularly as it develops in social contexts, and as it relates to individual differences in personality and adjustment. Moin Syed is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His research focuses broadly on identity development among ethnically-diverse youth and the implications of identity development for educational experiences.


Preface ; Chapter 1: The Field of Identity Development Needs an Identity: An Introduction to the Handbook of Identity Development ; Kate C. McLean and Moin Syed ; Chapter 2: Theoretical Foundations of Identity ; Phillip L. Hammack ; Part 1: Debates: Identity Development Across the Lifespan ; Chapter 3: Gendered Narrative Voices: Sociocultural and Feminist Approaches to Emerging Identity in Childhood and Adolescence ; Robyn Fivush and Widaad Zaman ; Chapter 4: Identity Development from Adolescence to Emerging Adulthood: What We Know and (Especially) Don't Know ; Jeffrey Jensen Arnett ; Chapter 5: Identity Development through Adulthood: The Move Toward "Wholeness" ; Jane Kroger ; Chapter 6: Three Strands of Identity Development Across the Human Life Course: Reading Erik Erikson in Full ; Dan P. McAdams and Claudia Zapata-Gietl ; Part 2: Debates: Identity Status Perspectives on Processes of Identity Development ; Chapter 7: The Identity Statuses: Strengths of a Person-Centered Approach ; Elisabetta Crocetti and Wim Meeus ; Chapter 8: Commitment and Exploration: The Need for a Developmental Approach ; Saskia Kunnen and Marijke Metz ; Chapter 9: Identity Status: On Refinding the People ; Ruthellen Josselson and Hanoch Flum ; Part 3: Debates: Narrative Perspectives on Processes of Identity Development ; Chapter 10: Autobiographical Reasoning Is Constitutive for Narrative Identity: The Role of the Life Story for Personal Continuity ; Tilman Habermas and Christin Kober ; Chapter 11: Autobiographical Reasoning and My Discontent: Alternative Paths from Narrative to Identity ; Monisha Pasupathi ; Chapter 12: Discerning Oneself: A Plea for the Whole ; Mark Freeman ; Part 4: Debates: Internal, External, and Interactional Approaches to Identity Development ; Chapter 13: Identity as Internal Processes: How the "I" Comes to Define the "Me" ; Alan S. Waterman ; Chapter 14: Identities as an Interactional Process ; Neill Korobov ; Chapter 15: Integrating 'Internal', 'Interactional,' and 'External' Perspectives: Identity Process as the Formulation of Accountable Claims Regarding Selves ; Elli P. Schachter ; Part 5: Debates: Culture and Identity Development ; Chapter 16: Culture as Race/Ethnicity ; Frank C. Worrell ; Chapter 17: "They say Black men won't make it, but I know I'm gonna make it": Ethnic and Racial Identity Development in the Context of Cultural Stereotypes ; Niobe Way and Onnie Rogers ; Chapter 18: Reflections on the Cultural Lenses of Identity Development ; Margarita Azmitia ; Part 6: Applied Issues in Identity Development ; Chapter 19: Identities, Cultures, and Schooling: How Students Navigate Racial-Ethnic, Indigenous, Immigrant, Social Class, and Gender Identities on Their Pathways Through School ; Catherine R. Cooper, Elizabeth Gonzalez, and Antoinette R. Wilson ; Chapter 20: Transformation, Erosion or Disparity in Work Identity? Challenges during the Contemporary Transition to Adulthood ; Jeylan T. Mortimer, Jack Lam, and Shi-Rong Lee ; Chapter 21: Identity and Positive Youth Development: Advances in Developmental Intervention Science ; Kyle Eichas, Alan Meca, Marilyn J. Montgomery, and William Kurtines ; Chapter 22: A Translational Research Approach to Narrative Identity in Psychotherapy ; Jefferson A. Singer and Adam M. Kasmark ; Chapter 23: Youths' Constructions of Meanings about Experiences with Political Conflict: Implications for Processes of Identity Development ; Cecilia Wainryb and Holly Recchia ; Part 7: Extensions ; Chapter 24: Puberty, Identity, and Context: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Internalizing Psychopathology in Early Adolescent Girls ; Misaki N. Natsuaki, Danielle Samuels, and Leslie D. Leve ; Chapter 25: Body Image and Identity: A Call for New Research ; Elizabeth A. Daniels and Meghan M. Gillen ; Chapter 26: Cultural Neuroscience of Identity Development ; Alissa J. Mrazek, Tokiko Harada and Joan Y. Chiao ; Chapter 27: Parenting, Adolescent-Parent Relationships, and Social Domain Theory: ; Implications for Identity Development ; Wendy M. Rote and Judith G. Smetana ; Chapter 28: Who Am I If We're Not Us? Divorce and Identity across the Lifespan ; Jeffrey T. Cookston and Luke Remy ; Chapter 29: Identity Development in the Context of the Risk and Resilience Framework ; Frosso Motti-Stefanidi ; Chapter 30: The Dynamic Role of Identity Processes in Personality Development: ; Theories, Patterns, and New Directions ; Jennifer Pals Lilgendahl ; Chapter 31: Identity Development in the Digital Age: The Case of Social Networking Sites ; Adriana M. Manago ; Part 8: Reflections, Conclusions, and the Future ; Chapter 32: Identity-Formation Research from a Critical Perspective: Is a Social Science Developing? ; James E. Cote ; Chapter 33: What Have We Learned Since Schwartz (2001)? A Reappraisal of the Field of Identity Development ; Seth J. Schwartz, Koen Luyckx, and Elisabetta Crocetti ; Chapter 34: The Future of Identity Development Research: Reflections, Tensions, and Challenges ; Moin Syed and Kate C. McLean

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  • ISBN13: 9780199936564
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9780199936564
  • weight: 1298
  • ISBN10: 0199936560

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