The Seasons of a Man's Life

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Ballantine Books, 1978 - Health & Fitness - 363 pages
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The first full report from the team that discovered the patterns of adult development, this breakthrough study ranks in significance with the original works of Kinsey and Erikson, exploring and explaining the specific periods of personal development through which all human begins must pass--and which together form a common pattern underlying all human lives.
"A pioneering and radical theory of adult development."
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
 

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Contents

The Anatomy of the Life Cycle
18
The Evolution
40
Four Men
64
Major Tasks of the Novice Phase
90
The Life of James Tracy Executive I
112
The Life of William Paulsen Worker
126
Building a Second Adult Life Structure
139
The Life of James Tracy II
166
The Midlife Transition
191
Modifying the Life Structure
245
The Life of John Barnes Biologist
260
Entering Middle Adulthood
278
The Life of James Tracy III
305
2O Tasks and Possibilities of Adult Development
317
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