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Surmounting Life’s Disadvantage

Citation

Elder, Glen H., Jr. & Russell, Stephen T. (2000). Surmounting Life's Disadvantage.. Crockett, Lisa J. & Silbereisen, Rainer K. (Eds.) (pp. 17-35). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Abstract

The decline of the socialist governments in Eastern and Central Europe and the resulting political and economic reorganizations of the 1990s provided a dramatic illustration of the far-reaching effects of social change. This important volume considers the processes through which societal changes exert an impact on the course of adolescent development and adolescents' social and psychological adjustment. Additionally, several chapters identify individual and contextual factors that can modify the impact of social change and enhance the likelihood of a successful transition to adulthood.

Reference Type

Book Section

Year Published

2000

Author(s)

Elder, Glen H., Jr.
Russell, Stephen T.