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  1. Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Elly Singer

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care brings together fresh perspectives and research about young children’s relationships. It examines children’s rights and well-being against a backdrop of increased social movement and migration, changing family structures and work practices,...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Valerie Maholmes, Carmela Gina Lomonaco

    Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. What Every Man Should Know About Being a Dad

    By David Cohen

    Series: Parent and Child

    When a man becomes a father, it can be a very daunting time. He is suddenly thrust into a new and emotional world. He can feel unprepared (despite the preceding nine months of build-up), useless (despite all the "uses" the mother of his child could offer him), and apprehensive. However, the new...

    Published June 4th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Reclaiming Childhood

    Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear

    By Helene Guldberg

    Children are cooped up, passive, apathetic and corrupted by commerce… or so we are told. Reclaiming Childhood confronts the dangerous myths spun about modern childhood. Yes, children today are losing out on many experiences past generations took for granted, but their lives have improved in so...

    Published January 5th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 21st 2008 by Psychology Press

  6. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 2nd 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Immigrant Youth in European Countries

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...

    Published July 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment

    A Special Issue of Cognition and Emotion

    Edited by Andy P. Field, Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Shirley Reynolds, Cathy Creswell

    Series: Special Issues of Cognition and Emotion

    Despite the negative impact of anxiety in children, theories and research have lagged behind their adult counterparts. This special issue arose from an Economic and Social Research Council funded seminar series (Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment, CATTS). It highlights four themes in theories and...

    Published May 2nd 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. The Education-Drug Use Connection

    How Successes and Failures in School Relate to Adolescent Smoking, Drinking, Drug Use, and Delinquency

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Lloyd D. Johnston, Peter Freedman-Doan, Emily E. Messersmith

    Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences,...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Key Indicators of Child and Youth Well-Being

    Completing the Picture

    Edited by Brett V. Brown

    Indicators of child and youth well-being are indispensable tools for improving the lives of children. In this book, the nation’s leading development researchers review the recent progress made in the measurement, collection, dissemination, and use of indicators of child and youth well-being....

    Published August 16th 2007 by Psychology Press