The Justice Motive in Adolescence and Young Adulthood : Origins and Consequences.

This book provides a unique overview of the development of justice-related beliefs in different socialization contexts, and also of the role this plays in protecting mental health and promoting career development for adolescents and young adults. A range of European contributors bridge the conceptua...

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Main Author: Dalbert, Claudia.
Other Authors: Sallay, Hedvig.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2004.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • The Justice Motive in Adolescence and Young Adulthood
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • Notes on contributors
  • 1 Introduction
  • PART 1 The development of the belief in a just world
  • 2 Parenting and young adolescents' belief in a just world
  • 3 The development of the belief in a just world: the impact of being raised in a one-parent or an intact family
  • 4 Transmission of the belief in a just world in the family
  • 5 Transformation of the justice motive? Belief in a just world and its correlates in different age groups
  • PART 2 The belief in a just world as a resource for mental health and coping in adolescence
  • 6 Belief in a just world, subjective well-being and trust of young adults
  • 7 Belief in a just world, personality and well-being of adolescents
  • 8 The implications and functions of just and unjust experiences in school
  • 9 Two facets of the belief in a just world and achievement behaviour at school
  • 10 Belief in a just world as a resource for different types of young prisoners
  • PART 3 Belief in a just world and career development
  • 11 Belief in a just world as a resource for unemployed young adults
  • 12 Belief in a just world and young adults' ways of coping with unemployment and the job search
  • 13 Entering the job market: belief in a just world, fairness and well-being of graduating students
  • 14 Belief in a just world and adolescents' vocational and social goals
  • 15 Developmental trajectories and developmental functions of the belief in a just world: some concluding remarks
  • Index.