Watch out, here I grow! a dynamic systems perspective on the contribution of daily conflicts and emotions to the emergence of identity

    Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)


    This project deals with the underlying processes and mechanisms of identity and autonomy development in adolescent girls. The basic question of the project is: how do day-to-day experiences, such as conflicts, shape and form the process of identity development? How do emotions, thoughts and behaviors in real-time relate to the more abstract concepts of identity and autonomy? The project contains two important aims; one is theoretical in nature and deals with the conceptualization of identity on both time-scales. Second, in our empirical work we try to figure out ways of gathering and analyzing the data in ways that maintain the dynamic and idiosyncratic nature of developmental processes.
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Groningen
    • van Geert, Paul, Supervisor
    Award date13-Nov-2008
    Place of Publication[S.l.]
    Print ISBNs9789036736060
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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