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  1. Vygotsky's Developmental and Educational Psychology

    By Peter E. Langford

    Vygotsky is widely considered one of the most significant and influential psychologists of the twentieth century. Nevertheless, true appreciation of his theories has been hindered by a lack of understanding of the background to his thought. Vygotsky's Developmental and Educational Psychology aims...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Cyberbullying through the New Media

    Findings from an international network

    Edited by Peter K. Smith, Georges Steffgen

    Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and intervention

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Adolescence is a period of rapid growth, maturing individuality, vulnerabilities and fortitude. Fortunately, most youths go through this period of life in a healthy way, but some do not. Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention is a concise and accessible overview of our current...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Development of the Social Self

    Edited by Mark Bennett, Fabio Sani

    Drawing upon the perspective of social identity theory, The Development of the Social Self is concerned with the acquisition and development of children's social identities. In contrast to previous work on self-development, which has focused primarily on the development of the personal self, this...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  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. Self-Esteem Issues and Answers

    A Sourcebook of Current Perspectives

    Edited by Michael H. Kernis

    Research and theory on self-esteem have flourished in recent years. This resurgence has produced multiple perpectives on fundamental issues surrounding the nature of self-esteem and its role in psychological functioning and interpersonal processes. Self-Esteem Issues and Answers brings...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Personality Assessment in the DSM-5

    Edited by Steven K. Huprich, Christopher J. Hopwood

    The DSM-5 promises to be a major reformulation of psychopathology, and no section is likely to change diagnostic practice more than that of personality pathology. Unlike the DSM-IV, the DSM-5 personality disorders will be conceptualized as involving core deficits in interpersonal and...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Children's Knowledge, Beliefs and Feelings about Nations and National Groups

    By Martyn Barrett

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    This book provides a state-of-the-art account of how people's subjective sense of national identity, and attitudes towards countries and national groups, develop through the course of childhood and adolescence. It offers a comprehensive review of the research which has been conducted into: ....

    Published January 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 13th 2012 by Psychology Press