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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 new and published books in the subject of Moral Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Conflict, Contradiction, and Contrarian Elements in Moral Development and Education

    Edited by Larry Nucci

    The premise of this book is that individuals and societies have an inexorable urge to morally develop by challenging the assumptions of the previous generation in terms of what is right and wrong. The focus is on the nature and functional value of conflicts and challenges to the dominant moral and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Interaction and the Development of Knowledge

    Edited by Jeremy I.M. Carpendale, Ulrich Mller

    Written by highly respected theorists in psychology and philosophy, the chapters in this book explicate and address fundamental epistemological issues involved in the problem of the relationship between the individual and the collective. Different theoretical viewpoints are presented on this...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Moral Development

    Theory and Applications

    By Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings. Lively and accessible, this text engages students through numerous examples and boxes that highlight...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Moral Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Melanie Killen, Judith G. Smetana

    The Handbook of Moral Development is the definitive source of theory and research on the development of morality. Since the publication of the first edition, ground-breaking approaches to studying the development of morality have re-invigorated debates about what it means to conceptualize and...

    Published September 29th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. The Justice Motive in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    Origins and Consequences

    Edited by Claudia Dalbert, Hedvig Sallay

    Series: Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

    This book provides a unique overview of the development of justice-related beliefs in different socialization contexts, and also of the role this plays in protecting mental health and promoting career development for adolescents and young adults. A range of European contributors bridge the...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Moral Development, Self, and Identity

    Edited by Daniel K. Lapsley, Darcia Narv ez

    This volume examines the psychological, social-relational, and cultural foundations of the most basic moral commitments. It begins by looking at the seminal writings of Augusto Blasi, whose writings on moral cognition, the development of self-identity, and moral personality have transformed the...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. The Development and Structure of Conscience

    Edited by Willem Koops, Daniel Brugman, Tamara J. Ferguson, Andries F. Sanders

    This book focuses on the structure and development of conscience, a subject that has been dominant in developmental psychology since the 18th century. International experts in the field contribute to this broad overview of the relevant research on the development of moral emotions and on the...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Emotions, Imagination, and Moral Reasoning

    Edited by Robyn Langdon, Catriona Mackenzie

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    This volume brings together philosophical perspectives on emotions, imagination and moral reasoning with contributions from neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology, personality theory, developmental psychology, and abnormal psychology. The book explores what we can learn...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Social and Personality Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Marc H. Bornstein

    This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Rethinking Empathy through Literature
    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim
    To Be Published July 30th 2014
  2. Aristotelian Character Education
    By Kristján Kristjánsson
    To Be Published July 15th 2015

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