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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 103 new and published books in the subject of Child Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  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 December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Always Separate, Always Connected

    Independence and Interdependence in Cultural Contexts of Development

    By Catherine Raeff

    In recent years, there has been a proliferation of theoretical and empirical scholarship on how issues of human separateness, or independence, and issues of human connectedness, or interdependence, are played out in diverse cultural contexts. Despite agreement on the value of understanding culture...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

    Edited by Patricia M. Greenfield, Rodney R. Cocking

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Understanding Emotional Development

    Providing insight into human lives

    By Robert Lewis Wilson, Rachel Wilson

    Understanding Emotional Development provides an insightful and comprehensive account of the development and impact of our emotions through infancy, childhood and adolescence. The book covers a number of key topics: The nature and diversity of emotion and its role in our lives Differences...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

    Edited by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker, Martin J. Sliwinski

    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time....

    Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Piaget Today (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Barbel Inhelder, Denys de Caprona, Angela Cornu-Wells

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1987, the contributors bring their different orientations to the study of child development and genetic epistemology to show the continuing value of Piaget's theory and its fruitfulness in providing insights which permit the advancement of science. This volume contains the...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Acquiring Culture (Psychology Revivals)

    Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

    Edited by Gustav Jahoda, Ioan Lewis

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child development in their own settings and simply assumed the...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma

    Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers

    By Daniela F. Sieff

    Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma is an interdisciplinary book which explores our current understanding of the forces involved in both the creation and healing of emotional trauma. Through engaging conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers, Daniela F. Sieff offers accessible...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Psychology of Infancy (Psychology Revivals)

    By Victoria Hazlitt

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1933, this volume was the result of many years’ careful first-hand study of child psychology enriched by the author’s unusually wide experience in dealing with the subject with students. It was intended to follow the development of children from infancy to adolescence, but...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press