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  1. Child Development

    Theories and Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalyn H. Shute, Phillip T. Slee

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional scientific perspectives alongside critical post-modern thinking will provide readers...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Developmental Transitions across the Lifespan

    Selected works of Leo B. Hendry

    By Leo B Hendry

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people’s involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents’ leisure pursuits and their family...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Theories of Development

    Concepts and Applications, 6th Edition

    By William Crain

    The result of extensive scholarship and consultation with leading scholars, this classic text introduces students to twenty-four theorists and compares and contrasts their theories on how we develop as individuals. Emphasizing the theories that build upon the developmental tradition established by...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. Theories of Human Development

    A Comparative Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Michael G. Green, John A. Piel

    The authors have grouped the theories into three classical "families" which differ in their views relative to the prime motives underlying human nature. They show how theories are specific examples of more general points of view called paradigms. The theories chosen to represent the three paradigms...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. 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