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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities

    4th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    The fourth edition of Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities critically examines the breadth of research on this complex and controversial topic, with the principal aim of helping the reader to understand where sex differences are found – and where they are not. Since the publication of the third...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Cognitive Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    This new text consists of parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition along with new introductory material that as a whole provides a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of cognitive development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Social and Personality Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Marc H. Bornstein

    This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Close Relationships

    By Pamela Regan

    This multidisciplinary text introduces the concepts, methodologies, theories, and empirical findings of the field of interpersonal relationships. Information is drawn from psychology, communication, family studies, marriage and family therapy, social work, sociology, anthropology, the health...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 3rd Edition

    By Mary Sheridan, Justine Howard, Dawn Alderson

    Based on the pioneering work of Mary D. Sheridan, Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Updated for a contemporary audience and fully evidence-based, it explains how children’s play develops and how...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Nature of Adolescence, 4th Edition

    By John C. Coleman

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The fourth edition of this successful textbook provides an up-to-date introduction to all of the key features of adolescent development. While drawing on the North American literature on adolescence, it highlights European perspectives and also provides unique coverage of the topic by...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Culture and Human Development: The Importance of Cross-Cultural Research for the Social Sciences
    Edited by Wolfgang Friedlmeier, Pradeep Chakkarath, Beate Schwarz
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  2. Children's Language: Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development
    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡, Carolyn E. Johnson, Ayhan Aksu-Koc
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  3. Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    Edited by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Susan E. Gathercole
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. Unity and Modularity in the Mind and Self: Studies on the Relationships between Self-awareness, Personality, and Intellectual Development from Childhood to Adolescence
    By Andreas Demetriou, Smaragda Kazi
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  5. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition: A Case Study
    By Donna Lardiere
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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