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Transitions

Crafter, Sarah and Maunder, Rachel (2020). Transitions. In: Cook, Dan ed. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies. SAGE, (In Press).

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Abstract

Transitions is a concept used to described some kind of physical or psychological change. In the context of childhood studies, the focus on transitional change is often related to age-related or developmental changes, such as physical maturation. Transitions can also be related to the kinds of major milestones that some children experience, such as the move from one school to another or the move out of school and into work. However, transitions can also be seen as a set of complex processes where ongoing changes influence how we see ourselves and our self-identity. Additionally, the experience of transition can be very different depending on the social and cultural context in which we live.

Item Type: Book Section
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 60161
Depositing User: Sarah Crafter
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2019 14:50
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 11:45
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/60161
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