Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Child Development Books

You are currently browsing 51–60 of 91 new and published books in the subject of Child Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 6

  1. 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 1st 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 19th 2007 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  4. Children and Separation

    Socio-Genealogical Connectedness Perspective

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor...

    Published June 27th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Fundamentals of Development

    The Psychology of Childhood

    By Peter Mitchell, Fenja Ziegler

    Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood outlines the main areas of developmental psychology, following a thematic approach and offering a broad overview of contemporary interest in the subject. Straightforward language and ample illustrations introduce the reader to the key areas...

    Published April 25th 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. B. Child Development

    By Various

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Theories of Human Development

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Intended for courses on theories of human development, this new text presents nine theories grouped into three major families - those that emphasize biological systems; those that emphasize environmental factors; and those that emphasize a dynamic interaction between biological and environmental...

    Published March 4th 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. An Outline of Piaget's Developmental Psychology

    By R.M. Beard

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Piaget's Theory

    By G. Brown, C. Desforges

    This book was first published in 1979....

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Development Of Play

    3rd Edition

    By David Cohen

    Edited by David Cohen

    Series: Concepts in Developmental Psychology

    Why do children play? What can children learn from playing? What have psychologists learned from 150 years of studying play – usually a bit too seriously? The Development of Play explores the central role of play in childhood development. David Cohen examines how children play with objects, with...

    Published February 15th 2006 by Routledge