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Forthcoming Child Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Theories of Human Development

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Key human development theories that continue to guide research and practice are examined in this engaging text. Ten key theories are grouped into three families - those that emphasize biological systems, environmental factors, and those that reflect an interaction between the two. This organization...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Child at School

    Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Blatchford, Anthony D. Pellegrini, Ed Baines

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    What is the nature of children’s social life in school? How do their relationships and interactions with peers, teachers and other school staff influence their development and experience of school? This book, written by leading researchers in educational and developmental psychology, provides...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

    By Mojdeh Bayat

    A copublication with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood focuses on research-based strategies for educators to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Developmental Science

    An Advanced Textbook, 7th Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook is the most complete and cutting-edge introduction to the field available today. Since its initial publication, the key purpose of the text has been to furnish inclusive developmental perspectives on all substantive areas in psychology—neuroscience,...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Anton Yasnitsky, René Van der Veer

    Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies brings together recent critical investigations which examine historical and textual inaccuracies associated with received understandings of Vygotsky’s work. By deconstructing the Vygotskian narrative, the authors debunk the 'cult of Vygotsky', allowing for...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents

    Theory, Research, and Large-Scale Dissemination

    Edited by Mark J. Van Ryzin, Karol L. Kumpfer, Gregory M. Fosco, Mark T. Greenberg

    In addition to introducing readers to the field of family-based prevention science, Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents highlights the distinctive contributions of a set of exemplary programs in terms of their foundational theory, design, delivery mechanisms, performance,...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. 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...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Psychology Press