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  1. 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 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 May 1st 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness

    Edited by Willis Overton, Ulrich Mueller, Judith Newman

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Until recently, the body has been largely ignored in theories and empirical research in psychology, particularly in developmental psychology. Recently however, several conceptions of the relation between body and mind have been developed. Common among these conceptions is the idea that the body...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Changing Conceptions of Psychological Life

    Edited by Cynthia Lightfoot, Michael Chandler, Chris Lalonde

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Changing Conceptions of Psychological Life is an interdisciplinary look at personal constructions of self. This book is a product of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society. The contributing authors constitute the original cast invited to speak on the theme of how individuals come to...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. The Development of Judgment and Decision Making in Children and Adolescents

    Edited by Janis E. Jacobs, Paul A. Klaczynski

    In recent years, newspaper articles, television specials, and other media events have focused on the numerous hard decisions faced by today's youth, often pointing to teen pregnancy, drug use, and delinquency as evidence of faulty judgment. Over the past 10 years, many groups - including parents,...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press