• The Biologising of Childhood: Developmental Psychology and the Darwinian Myth book cover

    The Biologising of Childhood

    Developmental Psychology and the Darwinian Myth, 1st Edition

    By John R. Morss

    Originally published in 1990, this book looks at the history of developmental psychology in order to locate and evaluate the role played by biology in its most influential formulations. First Charles Darwin’s own writings on child development are examined. It is shown that Darwin endorsed such…

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  • Necessary Knowledge: Piagetian Perspectives on Constructivism book cover

    Necessary Knowledge

    Piagetian Perspectives on Constructivism, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Smith

    Originally published in 1993, this monograph addresses a central problem in Piaget’s work, which is the temporal construction of necessary knowledge. The main argument is that both normative and empirical issues are relevant to a minimally adequate account of the development of modal understanding.…

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  • Issues in Childhood Social Development book cover

    Issues in Childhood Social Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harry McGurk

    Originally published in 1978, contemporary theory and research into childhood social development had demonstrated the necessity to re-appraise the notion that socialization is merely a process of shaping the behaviour of the child to fit the mores of society. It was now evident that, from the…

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  • Child-Care and the Psychology of Development book cover

    Child-Care and the Psychology of Development

    1st Edition

    By Elly Singer

    Are child-care centres good for children? How can we provide good day-care? Feminists have long argued for the provision of day-care facilities so that mothers may be free to work outside the home. The call had enjoyed little support from politicians and experts, however. Feminists had been seen to…

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  • In Celebration of Play: An Integrated Approach to Play and Child Development book cover

    In Celebration of Play

    An Integrated Approach to Play and Child Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul F. Wilkinson

    Play is the child’s way of learning about, adapting to and integrating with his or her environment. In addition to adequate sports and recreation facilities children need a wide variety of opportunities, choices and raw materials that they can use as they see fit for free constructive creative play…

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  • Psychological Development From Infancy: Image to Intention book cover

    Psychological Development From Infancy

    Image to Intention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, William Kessen

    Originally published in 1979, this volume represented a unique attempt to connect the usually separated fields of infancy studies and studies of older children. In each chapter, eminent research workers attempt to cross the theoretical, empirical, and methodological barriers that had traditionally…

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  • Innovation in Play Environments book cover

    Innovation in Play Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul F. Wilkinson

    Children treat play as an end in itself while adults treat it as a means which may serve several developmental functions. Although traditional educational thinking had emphasised academic work rather than play as the important learning tool at the time, opinion was changing rapidly. Originally…

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  • Language Learning: A Special Case for Developmental Psychology? book cover

    Language Learning

    A Special Case for Developmental Psychology?, 1st Edition

    By Christine J. Howe

    Originally published in 1993, the starting place for this book is the notion, current in the literature for around 30 years at that time, that children could not learn their native language without substantial innate knowledge of its grammatical structure. It is argued that the notion is as…

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  • Childhood and Human Nature: The Development of Personality book cover

    Childhood and Human Nature

    The Development of Personality, 1st Edition

    By Sula Wolff

    How do we make sense of people? Human behaviour is complex, so that understanding ourselves and others calls for both objective and subjective viewpoints, as well as a flexible appreciation of human development over time. Dr Sula Wolff believes that knowledge about personality development is…

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  • New Perspectives in Early Communicative Development book cover

    New Perspectives in Early Communicative Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Nadel, Luigia Camaioni

    Since the 1970s researchers in the communicative development of infants and small children had rejected traditional models and began to explore the complex, dynamic properties of communicative exchanges. This title, originally published in 1993, proposed a new and advanced frame of reference to…

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  • Psychology of Early Childhood: Up to the Sixth Year of Age book cover

    Psychology of Early Childhood

    Up to the Sixth Year of Age, 1st Edition

    By William Stern

    Originally published in 1924, this sixth edition published in 1930 is thoroughly revised and updated to take account of the important advances in the field of child psychology at the time. In this new edition the personal standpoint is emphasized, while at the same time other psychological theories…

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  • Children's Saving: A Study in the Development of Economic Behaviour book cover

    Children's Saving

    A Study in the Development of Economic Behaviour, 1st Edition

    By Edmund J.S. Sonuga-Barke, Paul Webley

    Originally published in 1993, this book presents an alternative approach to the study of the emergence of economic awareness during childhood: a new developmental economic psychology! In the past, attempts to study the emergence of children’s economic consciousness have failed to take account of…

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