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  1. Sons and Fathers

    Challenges to paternal authority

    By John Crosby

    Father-son relationships can be notoriously difficult. Often fractious, sometimes hostile, and occasionally destructive, the issue of authority is negotiated by fathers and sons in a range of styles. In this fascinating new book, John Crosby describes the filial relationships of 20 historical...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Well-Being

    Positive Development Across the Life Course

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Lucy Davidson, Corey L.M. Keyes, Kristin A. Moore

    Series: Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series

    This volume derived from original presentations given at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia, under the auspices of the Center for Child Well-Being. Scholars, practitioners, public health professionals, and principals in the child development community convened to address a science-based framework for...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. A Dynamic Systems Approach to Adolescent Development

    Edited by Saskia Elske Kunnen

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    The dynamic systems approach is a rapidly expanding advancement in the study of developmental research, particularly in the domain of adolescent development. It provides a unique way of examining the subject, and this innovative study of developmental processes helps social scientists to translate...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. The Taxonomy of Metacognition

    By Pina Tarricone

    Metacognition is a complex construct which is fundamental to learning. Its complex, fuzzy and multifaceted nature has often led to its colloquial application in research, resulting in studies that fail to identify its theoretical foundation or elements. In response to this, the research community...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Developments

    Child, Image, Nation

    By Erica Burman

    How does developmental psychology connect with the developing world? What do cultural representations tell us about the contemporary politics of childhood? What is the political economy of childhood? This companion volume to Burman's Deconstructing Developmental Psychology helps us to explain why...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    What is childhood and why, and how, did psychology come to be the arbiter of 'correct'or 'normal' development? How do actual lived childhoods connect with theories about child development? In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Family, Self, and Human Development Across Cultures

    Theory and Applications, Second Edition

    By Çigdem Kagitçibasi

    Reflecting author Çigdem Kagitçibasi's influential work over the last two decades, this new edition examines human development, the self, and the family in a cultural context. It challenges the existing assumptions in mainstream western psychology about the nature of individuals. The author...

    Published March 9th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Theories of Human Development

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Intended for courses on theories of human development, this new text presents nine theories grouped into three major families - those that emphasize biological systems; those that emphasize environmental factors; and those that emphasize a dynamic interaction between biological and environmental...

    Published March 5th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Cultures of Infancy

    By Heidi Keller

    Cultures of Infancy presents the first systematic analysis of culturally informed developmental pathways, synthesizing evolutionary and cultural psychological perspectives for a broader understanding of human development. In this compelling book, author Heidi Keller utilizes ethnographic reports,...

    Published March 1st 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Concepts and Theories of Human Development

    3rd Edition

    By Richard M. Lerner

    A classic in the field, this third edition will continue to be the book of choice for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses in theories of human development in departments of psychology and human development. This volume has been substantially revised with an eye toward supporting...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Psychology Press