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  1. Developmental Pathways Through Middle Childhood

    Rethinking Contexts and Diversity as Resources

    Edited by Catherine R. Cooper, Cynthia T. Garc¡a Coll, W. Todd Bartko, Helen M. Davis, Celina Chatman

    When can contexts and diversity be resources, rather than risks, for children's developmental pathways? Scholars, policy makers, and practitioners increasingly realize that middle childhood matters as a time when children's pathways diverge, as they meet new and overlapping contexts they must...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The After-school Lives of Children

    Alone and With Others While Parents Work

    By Deborah Belle

    Based on research about after-school experiences and dilemmas conducted over a four-year period with employed parents and their children, this book draws on the stories these parents and children told--often using their actual words--to emphasize the wide variety of children's after-school...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Is There Life Without Mother?

    Psychoanalysis, Biography, Creativity

    By Leonard Shengold

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Antisocial Behavior and Mental Health Problems

    Explanatory Factors in Childhood and Adolescence

    By Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Welmoet B. Van Kammen

    Epidemiological surveys have provided key information about the prevalence and degree of seriousness at different ages of a wide array of problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance use, early sexual involvement, and mental health disorders. Knowledge of the extent of these problems and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 28

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Lois T. Flaherty

    The ASAP's longstanding advocacy of troubled adolescents gains expression in Volume 28 of Adolescent Psychiatry, which focuses on the juvenile justice system and other dimensions of adolescents and the law. A special section on the forensic and legal aspects of adolescent psychiatry traverses the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. When the Bubble Bursts

    Clinical Perspectives on Midlife Issues

    By Eda Goldstein

    There are common midlife events that account for the special narcissistic vulnerabilities of this period of life, and Eda Goldstein ably reviews these events and the theoretical perspectives commonly brought to bear on them. In When the Bubble Bursts, however, Goldstein's special...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Adolescence

    Psychotherapy and the Emergent Self

    By Mark McConville

    Many therapists can attest to the fact that adolescents can be difficult and frustating clients-problems are seldom well defined, clearly delineated symptoms are more exception than the rule, and troubling situations often involve the entire family. Gestalt therapist Mark...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Gestalt Press

  8. Piaget, Vygotsky & Beyond

    Central Issues in Developmental Psychology and Education

    Edited by Julie Dockrell, Leslie Smith, Dr Peter Tomlinson, Peter Tomlinson

    This collection of original contributions by leading researchers celebrates the 1996 centenary of the births of the two most seminal figures in education and developmental psychology - Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. Research in their footsteps continues worldwide and is growing.What are the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Changing Families, Changing Responsibilities

    Family Obligations Following Divorce and Remarriage

    By Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence Ganong

    This book explores the topic of family obligations following changes in family structure caused by divorce and remarriage. Family obligations are commonly defined as the rights and duties that accompany family roles. They have been described as the "glue" that connects generations, as well as the "...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Relationships as Developmental Contexts

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 30

    Edited by W. Andrew Collins, Brett Laursen

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The volume's topic was chosen in part because of the rapidly growing salience of dyadic research perspectives in developmental psychology, but also in social psychology and in fields such as communication and family studies. It provides the most complete representation now available on current...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press