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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Concepts and Theories of Human Development, 3rd Edition
    By Richard M. Lerner
    To Be Published July 7th 2015
  2. Theories of Human Development, 2nd Edition
    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman
    To Be Published July 10th 2015
  3. Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies: The State of the Art
    Edited by Anton Yasnitsky, René Van der Veer
    To Be Published August 4th 2015
  4. Vygotsky: An Intellectual Biography
    By Anton Yasnitsky, René Van Der Veer
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  5. Introducing Theory of Mind
    By Martin J. Doherty
    To Be Published April 15th 2016

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