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An empirical test of the identity capital model.
  • J. Côté
  • Education
    Journal of adolescence
  • 1 October 1997
An empirical test of the identity capital model as it applies to the late-adolescent passage of university students toward adulthood reveals significant relationships exist among certain measures of identity capital resources.
Identity and Agency in Emerging Adulthood
The study of emerging adulthood—the prolonged transition to adulthood extending into the 20s—is a rapidly growing area of research. Although identity issues are prominent during this period, the role
Changes in the transition to adulthood in the UK and Canada: the role of structure and agency in emerging adulthood
This paper picks up from Bynner's recent critique of the current formulation of emerging adulthood as presented in his recent exchange with Arnett in the Journal of Youth Studies (2005, volume 8(4)
The Role of Identity Capital in the Transition to Adulthood: The Individualization Thesis Examined
Theories of the life course are increasingly taking into account conditions in late-modern societies that make it necessary for people to undertake the process of individualization in the transition
Arrested Adulthood: The Changing Nature of Maturity and Identity
Why are today's adults more like adolescents, in their dress and personal tastes, than ever before? Why do so many adults seem to drift and avoid responsibilities such as work and family? As the
Identity Formation and Self‐Development in Adolescence
Definitional Issues The Eriksonian Approach to Identity Formation The Empirical Study of Identity Formation Developmental Patterns of Identity Formation The Self Psychology Approach to
Comparing psychological and sociological approaches to identity: identity status, identity capital, and the individualization process.
A link between the psychologically oriented identity status paradigm, and the sociologically oriented individualization theory is explored, finding that the identity statuses representing identity confusion and identity synthesis appear to represent forms of default and developmental individualization.
Identity Studies: How Close Are We to Developing a Social Science of Identity?—An Appraisal of the Field
This article presents a “tree-tops” overview of the field of Identity Studies with an eye to identifying (a) the commonalities that stimulate scholars to organize their work around the concept of