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  1. The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People

    By Justine Howard, Karen McInnes

    A unique companion to professional play practice! All play professionals are united in their belief that play is important for children’s development – and there are inherent characteristics of play that underpin professional play practice across contexts. Providing an overarching concept of play,...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Well-Being

    Positive Development Across the Life Course

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Lucy Davidson, Corey L.M. Keyes, Kristin A. Moore

    Series: Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series

    This volume derived from original presentations given at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia, under the auspices of the Center for Child Well-Being. Scholars, practitioners, public health professionals, and principals in the child development community convened to address a science-based framework for...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Immigrant Youth in Cultural Transition

    Acculturation, Identity, and Adaptation Across National Contexts

    Edited by J.W. Berry, Jean S. Phinney, David L. Sam, Paul Vedder

    In this book, an international team of psychologists with interests in acculturation, identity, and development describe the experience and adaptation of immigrant youth, using data from over 7,000 immigrant youth from diverse cultural backgrounds living in 13 countries of settlement. Immigrant...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. From Welfare to Childcare

    What Happens to Young Children When Mothers Exchange Welfare for Work?

    Edited by Natasha Cabrera, Robert Hutchens, H. Elizabeth Peters

    Although federal and state support for childcare has increased dramatically in response to welfare work requirements, low-income families are still facing difficulties balancing work and family obligations. There is wide variation across states in the strictness of welfare work requirements and in...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Fundamentals of Developmental Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Mitchell, Fenja Ziegler

    This new edition of the highly successful Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the exciting new findings in the thriving area of developmental psychology. The book addresses a number of fascinating questions including: Are...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Family Storytelling

    Negotiating Identities, Teaching Lessons, and Making Meaning

    Edited by Jody Koenig Kellas

    Stories and storytelling are one of the primary ways that families and family members make sense of both everyday and difficult events, create a sense of individual and group identity, remember, connect generations, and establish guidelines for family behavior. With so many important functions,...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. How the Child's Mind Develops, 2nd Edition

    By David Cohen

    How do we get from helpless baby to knowing teenager? What impact do television, computers, the internet, video games and evolving technology have on the way children's minds develop? Is cognition a question of learning and environment or of heredity? How we learn to think, perceive, remember,...

    Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Children’s Food Practices in Families and Institutions

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Ian McIntosh, Ruth Emond

    This book brings together recent UK studies into children’s experiences and practices around food in a range of contexts, linking these to current policy and practice perspectives. It reveals that food works not only on a material level as sustenance but also on a symbolic level as something that...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. From Birth to Sixteen

    Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development

    By Helen Cowie

    From Birth to Sixteen outlines children’s physical, social, emotional, and language development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading for those studying...

    Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge