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The most compelling book ever written on personal transition and transformation.

--James M. Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge

Designed for adults who wish to establish a life course, manage changes, and engage in lifelong learning, The Adult Years is an important guide for self-renewal and reorientation. Frederic Hudson's study is a fresh and thoughful approach to adult life. It explores how adults can design meaningful lives that flow, with intelligence and flexibility, through these changing and uncertain times.

Synopsis:

Explores how adults can design meaningful lives that flow with intelligence and flexibility through these changing, uncertain times. Hudson'spractical vision for self-renewal and reorientation is designed for all adults who wish to establish a life course, manage changes, and engage in lifelong learning.He demonstrates that it is possible to design a coherent, mature life, even in a culture that glamorizes youth more than it values maturity.

Synopsis:

Designed for adults who wish to establish a life course, manage changes, and engage in lifelong learning, Hudson's study is an important guide for adult self-renewal and reorientation. The Adult Years explores how adults can design meaningful lives that flow, with intelligence and flexibility, through these changing and uncertain times.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-265) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Emerging Adult

1. The Adult Dilemma

2. Finding Fulfillment in Cyclical Lives

Part Two: The Cycle of Change: Life Structures and Transitions

3. The Pattern of Change

4. From Dreaming to Restructuring

5. From Disengaging to Cocooning

6. From Self-Renewal to New Beginnings

Part Three: The Life Cycle

7. Meaning and Mission Across the Life Cycle

8. The Twenties and Thirties: Breaking Out, Staking Out, and Making It

9. The Forties and Fifties: Taking Charge and Enjoying Life

10. The Sixties and Seventies: Starting Over and Coming to Terms

11. Getting from Here to There: Six Principles of Life-Cycle Change

Part Four: Adults and Global Change

12. Valuing the Global Context

13. The Self-Renewing Adult, the Self-Renewing Society

Epilogue: A New Profession of Adult Mentors

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555423650
Subtitle:
Mastering the Art of Self-Renewal
Author:
Hudson, Frederic M.
Author:
Frederic M. Hudson, Ph.D.
Author:
Hudson, Frederic M.
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Adulthood
Subject:
Self-actualization (psychology)
Subject:
Life cycle, human
Subject:
Self-actualization
Subject:
Aging & Adult Development
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series,
Series Volume:
9386
Publication Date:
19910915
Binding:
Hardback
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
280 x 150 x 60 mm 17.92 oz

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Product details 304 pages Jossey-Bass,1991. - English 9781555423650 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Explores how adults can design meaningful lives that flow with intelligence and flexibility through these changing, uncertain times. Hudson'spractical vision for self-renewal and reorientation is designed for all adults who wish to establish a life course, manage changes, and engage in lifelong learning.He demonstrates that it is possible to design a coherent, mature life, even in a culture that glamorizes youth more than it values maturity.
"Synopsis" by , Designed for adults who wish to establish a life course, manage changes, and engage in lifelong learning, Hudson's study is an important guide for adult self-renewal and reorientation. The Adult Years explores how adults can design meaningful lives that flow, with intelligence and flexibility, through these changing and uncertain times.
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