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  1. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Developmental Science

    An Advanced Textbook, Sixth Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    Noted as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in the field, Developmental Science, 6th Edition introduces readers to all of areas in developmental psychology: neuroscience, genetics, perception, cognition, language, emotion, self, and social interaction. Each of the world-renowned contributors...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. Theories of Development

    Concepts and Applications

    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

  5. 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

  6. Theories of Human Development

    A Comparative Approach

    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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. From Birth to Five Years

    Children's Developmental Progress, 2nd Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Ajay Sharma, Mary D. Sheridan, Marion Frost

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 4th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Development According to Parents

    By W. Andrews Collins, Jacqueline J. Goodnow

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    To their everyday life with children, parents bring a number of ideas about development and about parenting. Some of these ideas are about their own children and about themselves as parents. Others are more general: ideas, for instance, about what babies are like, how children change with age, what...

    Published December 1st 1990 by Psychology Press