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Adult Years (91 - Old Edition)by Frederic M. Hudson
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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.
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.
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.
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
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