Relational developmental systems-based theories and the study of children and families: Lerner and Spanier (1978) revisited

Johnson, Sara K.
Lerner, Richard M.
Buckingham, M. B
2015

We discuss the evolution of scientific theory using the example of the relational developmental systems (RDS) metamodel, a conception emphasizing mutually influential relations between individuals and contexts. An important basis for RDS ideas in contemporary developmental science is Lerner and Spanier's (1978) discussion of mutually influential relationships between children and families. In the ... read more

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Subjects
Youth development--Research.
Developmental psychology--Research.
Human Development.
Families--Research.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/009783
Original publication
Lerner, R. M., Johnson, S. K., & Buckingham, M. B. (2015). Relational developmental systems-based theories and the study of children and families: Lerner and Spanier (1978) revisited. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 7, 83 – 104.
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