Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Developmental Psychology

  1. Theories of Human Development

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology

    By Margaret Harris, Gert Westermann

    This major new undergraduate textbook provides students with everything they need when studying developmental psychology. Guiding students through the key topics, the book provides both an overview of traditional research and theory as well as an insight into the latest research findings and...

    Published October 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 26th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 July 31st 2001 by Psychology Press