Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Infancy/Early Years

  1. The New Early Years Professional

    Dilemmas and Debates, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Angela D. Nurse

    Issues to do with early years are a government and national focus in the UK. In England the introduction of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the extension of the Early Years Professional Status programme have brought with them new questions for practitioners, both philosophically and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. People Under Three

    Play, work and learning in a childcare setting, 3rd Edition

    By Sonia Jackson, Ruth Forbes

    Services for young children have gone through a period of rapid transformation in recent years, which have been paralleled by great advances in our knowledge of early child development. However, care and education in the first three years of life continues to be a neglected area. Thoroughly updated...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Development in Infancy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Martha E. Arterberry, Michael E. Lamb

    This topically-organized text provides a comprehensive overview of infant development with a strong theoretical and research base. Readers gain a clear understanding of infant development and issues that will be the focus of significant advances in infancy studies in the future. The new fifth...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press