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New and Published Books

  1. Play in Healthcare

    Using Play to Promote Child Development and Wellbeing

    Edited by Alison Tonkin

    The importance of play in children’s health and care services, both as a form of therapy and as a distraction, is often overlooked. This unique text promotes developmentally appropriate provision within healthcare settings for children and young people and provides an introduction to the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Culture and Early Interactions (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Tiffany M. Field, Anita Miller Sostek, Peter Vietze, P. Herbert Leiderman

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the late 1960s, after a period of intense acceleration of the pace of research on human infancy, a number of investigators – some anthropologists, some psychologists, some psychiatrists and paediatricians, and even a few ethologists – developed the conviction that certain contributions to the...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Memory Development in Children (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Peter A. Ornstein

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children’s memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children’s sensory memory, rehearsal processes, and organizational processes, as well as treatments of constructive...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Studies of Troublesome Children

    Edited by D. H. Stott

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Collected Papers

    Through paediatrics to psychoanalysis

    Edited by D. W. Winnicott

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning and the Development of Cognition (Psychology Revivals)

    By Barbel Inhelder, Hermine Sinclair, Magali Bovet

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    How do children learn and how are new modes of thought developed? These questions have for years been of paramount interest to psychologists and others concerned with the cognitive development of the child. In this major work, originally published in 1974 and reporting on over ten years’ research...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jean Piaget, Barbel Inhelder

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors’ previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is the result of two preoccupations: how thought that is in the process of formation acts to...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Feeling Child

    Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience

    By Maria Robinson

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s emotional and...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress

    4th Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge