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  1. National Identity and Ingroup-Outgroup Attitudes in Children: The Role of Socio-Historical Settings

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Louis Oppenheimer, Martyn Barrett

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    This special issue reports the findings from eight studies which examined children’s national identifications and national attitudes. Data were collected from 725 7- and 11-year-old children living in countries that have or have not experienced violence or war in the recent past. Twelve national...

    Published January 31st 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. Adolescent Rationality and Development

    Cognition, Morality, and Identity, Third Edition

    By David Moshman

    Frequently cited in scholarly books and journals and praised by students, this book focuses on developmental changes and processes in adolescence rather than on the details and problems of daily life. Major developmental changes associated with adolescence are identified. Noted for its...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. Deception

    A Young Person's Life Skill?

    By Rachel Taylor, Lynsey Gozna

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents’ choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

    By Graham Music

    This book provides an indispensable account of current understandings of children’s emotional development. Integrating the latest research findings from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience and developmental psychology, it weaves these into a readable and easy-to-digest text. It provides...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Psychology Press

  5. The Child as Social Person

    By Sara Meadows

    Questions about how children grow up in their social worlds are of enormous significance for parents, teachers, and society at large, as well as for children themselves. Clearly children are shaped by the social world that surrounds them but they also shape the social worlds that they, and those...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Psychology Press

  7. Immigrant Youth in European Countries

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...

    Published July 15th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. Risk and Resilience

    Adolescent Mothers and Their Children Grow Up

    Edited by John G. Borkowski, Jaelyn R. Farris, Thomas L. Whitman, Shannon S. Carothers, Keri Weed

    In 1984, a longitudinal study was launched at the University of Notre Dame to evaluate the social and psychological consequences of teenage parenting. Interwoven Lives: Adolescent Mothers and Their Children (2001) described, in detail, the development of these adolescent mothers and their...

    Published March 19th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Personality Development

    Edited by Daniel K. Mroczek, Todd D. Little

    This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive look at personality development. It features a state-of-the-art examination of the field, an area that is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Five major types of advances, all of which are represented in this volume, are the result of...

    Published April 25th 2006 by Psychology Press

  10. The Transition to Adulthood and Family Relations

    An Intergenerational Approach

    By Eugenia Scabini, Elena Marta, Margherita Lanz

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    This book explores the development of a new path of transition between adolescence and adulthood in recent generations. Whereas traditionally the transition into adulthood was marked by a clear and irreversible change in condition, we are now seeing a continuance in the role and...

    Published March 15th 2006 by Psychology Press