IDENTITY AND AGENCY IN EMERGING ADULTHOOD : Two Developmental Routes in the Individualization Process

  title={IDENTITY AND AGENCY IN EMERGING ADULTHOOD : Two Developmental Routes in the Individualization Process},
  author={Seth J Schwartz},
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 of personal agency and individualization in the identity formation process during these years is not well understood. This study examines three psychological aspects of identity formation (style, status, and process) in relation to personal agency associated with the individualization process… CONTINUE READING

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