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Forthcoming Developmental Psychology Books

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  1. Conceptualizing and Measuring Father Involvement

    Edited by Randal D. Day, Michael E. Lamb

    After decades of focusing on the mother's role in parenting, family studies researchers have turned their attention to the role of the father in parenting and family development. The results shed new light on childhood development and question conventional wisdom by showing that beyond providing...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Emerging Patterns of Literacy

    By Rhian Jones

    In a unique study of parent-infant interactions at home, Rhian Jones analyses early reading with picture books and stories. Drawing upon psychology, linguistics and anthropology she provides a wide ranging and highly original account of the conversational 'rules' of reading dialogues, semantic...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Constituting Gender Through Talk in Childhood

    Conversations in Parent-child, Peer, and Sibling Relationships:a Special Issue of research on Language and Social interaction

    Edited by Amy Sheldon

    This issue explores some of the ways in which gender, as a social construction, might be rooted in and contingent on conversational processes in childhood. The interconnections between language and gender in three key developmental sociolinguistic contexts are examined: talk between parent and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Development and the Arts

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Margery B. Franklin, Bernard Kaplan

    This volume's unifying theme is the question: Is a concept of development relevant to art? Bringing together contributions from the perspectives of philosophical aesthetics, psychoanalysis, architecture and design, and the practicing artist, as well as developmental theory in psychology, this...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. The Nature and Ontogenesis of Meaning

    Edited by Willis F. Overton, David S. Palermo

    Throughout its evolution, Piaget's theory has placed meaning at the center of all attempts to understand the nature and development of knowing. For Piaget, all knowing - whether sensorimotor, representational, or reasoned, and whether directed toward successful problem solutions or toward general...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Threats To Optimal Development

    Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Risk Factors: the Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 27

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Psychology's recent immersion in risk research has introduced a new variant in which the focus is not solely on disease, but also on the effects and consequences produced by the multiple aspects of risk on individual adaptation. Variations in such patterns of adaptation signal the entrance of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Pubertal Maturation in Female Development

    By H†kan Stattin, David Magnusson

    Research on physical maturity has demonstrated conclusively that the assumption of an age-homogenous development does not always hold true. This volume presents a biosocial model focusing on the role of individual differences in biological maturation to be used as a framework for empirical studies...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Meanings of Menopause

    Historical, Medical, and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Ruth Formanek

    In this scholarly compilation of a major event in the life of every woman, editor Ruth Formanek has adopted an avowedly multidisciplinary mandate: to illuminate menopause as both an event and a stage of life by gathering together a variety of discipline-specific meanings and research perspectives.&...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Infant Development

    Perspectives From German-speaking Countries

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Heidi Keller

    Most German-speaking researchers in the area of infant development are familiar with the research conducted in English. However, most English-speaking researchers are relatively unaware of the work currently being done in German. This volume is designed to remedy this imbalance and to promote...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Caregiving Systems

    Informal and Formal Helpers

    Edited by Steven H. Zarit, Leonard I. Pearlin

    Caregiving has emerged as a critical issue in the second half of the life cycle. With the growth of the older population, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people needing care and assistance. The responsibility for care typically falls on families at a time when they have limited...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press