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  1. The Growing Child

    Laying the foundations of active learning and physical health

    By Clair Stevens

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    How do children’s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Thinking Child

    Laying the foundations of understanding and competence

    By Pamela May

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What characteristics do children need to become motivated to learn? How do children’s experiences and relationships affect their cognitive development? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Thinking Child thoughtfully discusses...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Social Child

    Laying the foundations of relationships and language

    By Toni Buchan

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What helps babies and young children develop proficient social skills? How do children's early relationships and social interactions influence their future emotional resilience and wellbeing? The Social Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s social development alongside...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Second Language Acquisition

    An Introductory Course, 4th Edition

    By Susan M. Gass, Jennifer Behney, Luke Plonsky

    Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its chapters have been fully updated, and reorganized where appropriate, to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the field and its related...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Fundamentals of Developmental Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Mitchell, Fenja Ziegler

    This new edition of the highly successful Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the exciting new findings in the thriving area of developmental psychology. The book addresses a number of fascinating questions including: Are...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Serving Military Families in the 21st Century

    By Karen Rose Blaisure, Tara Saathoff-Wells, Angela Pereira, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Amy Laura Dombro

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This text introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from active duty, National Guard, reservists, veterans, and their families, from all branches and ranks of the military, and those who work with military personnel, bring their...

    Published April 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Families with Futures

    Family Studies into the 21st Century, Second Edition

    By Meg Wilkes Karraker, Janet R. Grochowski

    Noted for its interdisciplinary approach to family studies, Families with Futures provides an engaging, contemporary look at the discipline's theories, methods, essential topics, and career opportunities. Featuring strong coverage of theories and methods, readers explore family concepts and...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. From Birth to Sixteen

    Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development

    By Helen Cowie

    From Birth to Sixteen outlines children’s physical, social, emotional, and language development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading for those studying...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Evolutionary Playwork

    2nd Edition

    By Bob Hughes

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children’s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of...

    Published September 27th 2011 by Routledge