Narrative Development in Adolescence
Creating the Storied Self
Kate C. McLean is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto. She completed her Ph.D in Developmental Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2004.
Monisha Pasupathi is an associate professor of developmental psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Utah. She completed her Ph.D. in Personality Psychology at Stanford University in 1997, and subsequently served as a post-doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany, until 1999.
From the reviews:
“This book focuses on understanding the life stories of adolescents and the relationship to developmental maturity. … It is intended for researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in developmental, clinical, child, and school psychology as well as allied mental health and education fields. … great need to understand teenagers and help them as they grow into adulthood. … The international authorship gives readers a chance to understand youth from all over the world. Clinicians working with teenagers will find this of great help.” (Gary B. Kanuik, Doody’s Review Service, May, 2010)
“Narrative Development in Adolescence: Creating the Storied Self, edited by Kate McLean and Monisha Pasupathi, represents the emergence of a new field within the world of narrative psychology–adolescent narrative development. … It is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians and anyone conducting research or working with adolescents and who seek to ensure their healthy development and successful transition to adulthood.” (Prathiba Nagabhushan, Journal of Youth Adolescence, Vol. 40, 2011)