The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography (PDF) 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, every chapter is an engaging and personal account of the present, past, and future direction of the field. No other reference work has this degree of authenticity in presenting the best developmental science of adolescence.
The ebook includes a Foreword by Saths Cooper, President of the International Union of Psychological Science and autobiographical chapters by the following leading developmental scientists:
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Robert Wm. Blum, Marlis Buchmann, B. Bradford Brown, John Coleman, John Bynner, James E. Côté, William Damon, Rand D. Conger, Nancy Eisenberg, Sanford M. Dornbusch, David P. Farrington, Glen H. Elder, Jr., Andrew J. Fuligni, Helmut Fend, Beatrix A. Hamburg, Stephen F. Hamilton, Frank F. Furstenberg, Richard Jessor, Daniel P. Keating, Karen Hein, Klaus Hurrelmann, Iris F. Litt, David Magnusson, Reed W. Larson, Richard M. Lerner, Anne C. Petersen, Lea Pulkkinen, Jean E. Rhodes, Rolf Oerter, Daniel Offer, Augusto Palmonari, Hans-Dieter Rösler, Linda M. Richter, John Schulenberg, Lonnie R. Sherrod, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Michael Rutter, Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Margaret Beale Spencer, Laurence Steinberg, Elizabeth J. Susman, Judith G. Smetana, Richard E. Tremblay, Bruna Zani and Suman Verma.
“The historiographical format of The Developmental Science of Adolescence could be a useful approach to apply also in other fields. Certainly, this chock-full volume makes for thought-provoking reading…” — Sherry Lynn Hatcher, PsycCRITIQUES