Human Development, Advanced

Required text:

A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development. by John Santrock, 2019, 10th edition

Optional Reading list:

The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study by Friedman and Martin (2011)

Dychtwald, K. (1999). Age Power. New York: Putnam

Elkind D. (2001). The hurried child: Growing up too fast too soon. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.

Glasser, W. (2002): Unhappy teenagers: A way for parents and teachers to reach them. New York: HarperCollins

Levinson, D.J. (1978). Seasons of a man’s life. New York: Ballantine Books

Levinson, D.J. (1996). Seasons of a woman’s life. New York: Ballantine Books

Orenstein, P. (2011). Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture. New York: Harper Paperbacks

Pollock, W. (1999). Real boys: Rescuing our sons from the myths of boyhood. Owl Books

Sander, Dorothy (2016). Midlife Pathways: Essays on Accepting Change as a Gateway to Transformation.  Kindle Edition

Settersten, Richard and Barbara E. Ray (2010). Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and Why It’s Good for Everyone. New York: Bantam Books

Smith, Christian, Kari Christofferson, Hilary Davidson, and Patricia Snell Herzog (2011). Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood. Oxford University Press

Henig, Robin Marantz, and Samantha Henig (2013). Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? Plume

Koslow, Sally (2012). Slouching Toward Adulthood: Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest. Viking

Sax, Leonard (2020). Girls on the Edge: Why So Many Girls Are Anxious, Wired, and Obsessed–And What Parents Can Do: