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Journey of Adulthood, 8th Edition

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Journey of Adulthood (8th Edition) by Barbara R. Bjorklund Ph.D

New to This Edition. Research on men in nontraditional jobs ; men as stay-at-home dads. An integrated approach to theories. This best-selling book discusses the aspects of “successful aging,” covering growth and development from young adulthood to old age, and the impact that culture, gender, ethnicity, and individual differences have on these processes.


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The Journey of Adulthood by Barbara R. Bjorklund

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Journey of Adulthood, 7th Edition

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Do you address the many different theories in adult development in your classes?