List of contributors. Preface. Aggression and self-derogation: moderating influences of gender, race/ethnicity, and stage in the life course (H.B. Kaplan, S. Halim). Self, identity, and the moral emotions across the life course (T.J. Owens, S. Goodney). The impossible me: misconstruing structural constraint and individual volition (M. Stem Cook). The development and transformation of feminist identities under changing historial conditions (P. Aronson). The cross-culturing work of gay and lesbian elderly (M. Pollner, D. Rosenfeld). Generativity in the lives of elder Catholic women religious (S. Perschbacher Melia). Threats to academic identity and commitment for faculty of color (R.K. Leik, A.R. Goulding). What does it mean to "know thyself" in the United States and Japan?: The cultural construction of the self (S.E. Cross). Agency in young adulthood: intentional self-change among college students (K.J. Kiecolt, J.B. Mabry). Accomplishment and discouragement at school: an international comparison of developmental trends (J. Modell).