By Bart Soenens,Maarten Vansteenkiste,Stijn Van Petegem
Autonomy is a important function of adolescent improvement, enjoying a key position in teens’ psychosocial adjustment. besides the fact that, reviews vary concerning the nature and definition of autonomy and so very important questions in regards to the position of autonomy in youngsters’ improvement have remained unanswered. This book helps to handle those questions whereas bringing readability to the literature on adolescent autonomy.
Autonomy in Adolescent improvement: in the direction of Conceptual Clarity highlights a contrast among notions of autonomy: autonomy-as-independence and autonomy-as-volition. The chapters during this quantity illustrate how this contrast sheds new mild on debatable questions relating to autonomy, corresponding to: Is extra autonomy continuously precious for youngsters’ psychosocial adjustment? Or are there limits to the volume of autonomy perfect for health and social adjustment? Is autonomy a universally serious aspect of optimum improvement? Or do results of autonomy fluctuate via cultural context and socioeconomic prestige? How can mom and dad, siblings, and friends advertise the advance of autonomy?
Bringing jointly students from varied theoretical backgrounds learning autonomy in numerous contexts, this booklet offers an outline of modern conceptual and empirical paintings from various views, yielding fresh and thought-provoking insights into the character of adolescent autonomy. Autonomy in Adolescent Development is useful for complicated scholars and researchers in adolescent improvement, performing either as a consultant and as a resource of notion for brand new examine within the area.
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Autonomy in Adolescent Development: Towards Conceptual Clarity (Studies in Adolescent Development) by Bart Soenens,Maarten Vansteenkiste,Stijn Van Petegem