The Postmodern Adult

  • Gerald Young
Part of the The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging book series (SSAD)


Modernism is a perspective on humans and their world that reached its zenith at the beginning of the current century. (For recent understandings of postmodernism, see Brewster Smith, 1994, 1995; C. T. Fischer, 1992; K. Gergen, 1994a, 1994b, 1995; M. Gergen, 1995; Gülerce,1995a,1995b; Kegan, 1994; Kvale, 1992; Misra, 1993; Neimeyer, Neimeyer, Lyddon, and Hoshmand, 1994; Neimeyer and Mahoney, 1995; Packer, 1992; Parry, 1993; Russell and Gaubatz, 1995; D. White and Wang, 1995; for specialized postmodern topics in psychology, see Danziger, 1991 and the book series edited by K. Gergen that is reviewed in Neimeyer et al., 1994.)


Collective Intelligence Mature Adult Adult Development Prior Stage Modern Stage 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald Young
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  1. 1.Glendon CollegeYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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