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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Development and Prevention of Behaviour Problems

    From Genes to Social Policy

    Edited by Richard E. Tremblay, Marcel A. G. van Aken, Willem Koops

    This book brings together world leading researchers from diverse fields to explore the potential causes of the development of behaviour problems. The book presents theories that hope to influence public health, education and social policy in the prevention of the costly social troubles that...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. The Development and Treatment of Girlhood Aggression

    Edited by Debra J. Pepler, Kirsten C. Madsen, Christopher D. Webster, Kathryn S. Levene

    After decades of neglect, researchers have begun to focus attention on the development and outcomes of girlhood aggression. This comprehensive volume provides an account of some of the pioneering research in the field. Its central aims are to highlight current understanding, identify key components...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Art and Human Development

    Edited by Constance Milbrath, Cynthia Lightfoot

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This interdisciplinary volume explores art, its development, and its role in the construction of knowledge. Presenting theory and research on artistic development as a cultural and creative endeavor, contributors examine the origins of human art during the Paleolithic cultural revolution, as part...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Psychology Press