The Impact of Immigration on the Internal Processes and Developmental Tasks of Emerging Adulthood

@article{Walsh2005TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Immigration on the Internal Processes and Developmental Tasks of Emerging Adulthood},
  author={Sophie D Walsh and Shmuel Shulman and Benny Feldman and Offer Maurer},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2005},
  volume={34},
  pages={413-426}
}
This study examines the experience of emerging adult immigrants, a group simultaneously attempting to navigate the developmental period of exploration and experimentation of emerging adulthood, together with the need for re-organization of the self, following immigration. In this study, in-depth interviews were conducted, with 41 emerging adult immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel and 42 non-immigrant Israeli emerging adults (all in the age group 21–25), on the subjects of sense of… CONTINUE READING

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