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Major Works: Child Development

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published major works in the subject of Child Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Charles W. Valentine (1879-1964) is an important figure in the history of educational psychology. Leaving school at 17 to become a teacher, he continued to study at the same time, gaining degrees from London, Cambridge and St. Andrews. He was professor of education at the University of Birmingham...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1940, this book was addressed to students of the psychology of childhood and to parents and teachers who were trying to get from psychology some light on problems of discipline and of the difficult child. It includes critical discussions of some ideas which were gaining...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Early Childhood

    A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1942, this title attempted to trace, from their very earliest appearances after birth, all aspects of mental development in childhood up to the age of about 4 or 5. It is based largely on the author’s almost daily observations of his own five children, over a period of some...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Parents and Children

    A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By his wide influence as author and teacher C.W. Valentine had established himself as a leading authority in this country on child psychology applied to early training. Originally published in 1953, this was a book for parents who need help and advice in bringing up their children and who were...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Psychobiology of Affective Development (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Nathan A. Fox, Richard J. Davidson

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1984, this was the first volume on this topic to appear in an emerging area of study at the time. The editors were selective in choosing their contributions to the volume to ensure that both the developmental and neuropsychological domains were well represented. One of the...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1992, this title came out of a conference on emotion and cognition as antecedents and consequences of health and disease processes in children and adolescents. The theoretical rationale for the conference was based on the assumption that the development of emotion, cognition...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. B. Child Development

    By Various

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 31st 2007 by Routledge

  8. An Outline of Piaget's Developmental Psychology

    By R.M. Beard

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Piaget's Theory

    By G. Brown, C. Desforges

    This book was first published in 1979....

    Published November 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  10. Child Welfare

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Nick Frost

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    This collection focuses on child welfare in its specific sense: welfare and social interventions with children and young people undertaken by State bodies or NGO's. The term 'child welfare' is deployed differently in diverse international settings. In the United Kingdom child welfare tends to refer...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge