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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 124 new and published textbooks in the subject of Developmental Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Textbooks

  1. Theories of Human Development

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Key human development theories that continue to guide research and practice are examined in this engaging text. Ten key theories are grouped into three families - those that emphasize biological systems, environmental factors, and those that reflect an interaction between the two. This organization...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Emotional Development

    Providing insight into human lives

    By Robert Lewis Wilson, Rachel Wilson

    Understanding Emotional Development provides an insightful and comprehensive account of the development and impact of our emotions through infancy, childhood and adolescence. The book covers a number of key topics: The nature and diversity of emotion and its role in our lives Differences...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology

    By Margaret Harris, Gert Westermann

    This major new undergraduate textbook provides students with everything they need when studying developmental psychology. Guiding students through the key topics, the book provides both an overview of traditional research and theory as well as an insight into the latest research findings and...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Moral Development

    Theory and Applications

    By Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings. Lively and accessible, this text engages students through...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Feeling Child

    Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience

    By Maria Robinson

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s emotional and...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology with DSM-V Updates

    8th Edition

    By Rita Wicks-Nelson

    Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology with DSM-5 Updates, 8/e presents students with a comprehensive, research-based introduction to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology. The authors provide a logically formatted and easy to understand text that covers the central issues and...

    Published January 25th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress

    4th Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge