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Life-Span Development: Frameworks, Accounts, and Strategies

@inproceedings{Sugarman1986LifeSpanDF,
  title={Life-Span Development: Frameworks, Accounts, and Strategies},
  author={L{\'e}onie Sugarman},
  year={1986}
}
In initial chapters Leonie Sugarman outlines the issues surrounding the notion of development and how it can be studied, including reviews of the work of key theorists Erikson, Levinson and Gould. She goes on to consider the different ways in which the life course can be construed: as a series of age-related stages; as a cumulative sequence; as a series of developmental tasks; as a series of key life events and transitions or as a narrative construction which creates a sense of dynamic… Expand

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