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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Is There Life Without Mother?

    Psychoanalysis, Biography, Creativity

    By Leonard Shengold

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Aiden Sisler, Angela Ittel

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Mexican American Children and Families

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Yvonne M. Caldera, Eric Lindsey

    Offering new insight on Mexican American culture and families, this book provides an interdisciplinary examination of this growing population. Contributors from psychology, education, health, and social science review recent quantitative and qualitative literature on Mexican Americans. Using...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma

    Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers

    By Daniela F. Sieff

    Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma is an interdisciplinary book which explores our current understanding of the forces involved in both the creation and healing of emotional trauma. Through engaging conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers, Daniela F. Sieff offers accessible...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Maternal Sensitivity

    Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Klaus E. Grossmann, Inge Bretherton, Everett Waters, Karin Grossmann

    Mary Ainsworth’s work on the importance maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental psychology in the 20th century. Her longitudinal studies of naturalistic mother-infant...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition

    Edited by Natasha J. Cabrera, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade. Contributors from a range of disciplines and countries showcase contemporary findings within a new common chapter...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge