Developmental Psychology Products

  • Surrogacy, Psychology and Health

    A Critical Perspective

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    The inalienable right to have children is a cornerstone to western societies, and yet for many people, surrogacy remains their only option. This important new book explores this highly contested area through a critical psychology perspective, discussing the many socio-cultural issues and health…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play

    Edited by Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen, Milda Bredikyte

    Historical changes in play are taking place in childhood all over the world, with the digitalisation of children’s lives. Researchers are worried about the disappearance of advanced forms of play and the prioritization of time spent with loving adults, supporting play with babies and toddlers. At…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Cognitive Development and the Ageing Process

    Selected works of Patrick Rabbitt

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    Professor Patrick Rabbitt has been a prominent contributor to our ongoing knowledge of cognitive performance and cognitive ageing for over half a century. From the development of information processing theories in the 1960s to a new understanding of decision making and the ageing process in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the ground-breaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Why Siblings Matter

    The role of sibling relationships in development and well-being

    By Naomi White, Claire Hughes

    Why Siblings Matter is a cornerstone text on siblinghood, offering a much-needed scientific update on the supportive role of sibling relationships. Integrating findings from a 10 year longitudinal study alongside wider research, it provides a lifespan perspective examining the impact of sibling…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100 illustrations and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Addressing Loneliness

    Coping, Prevention and Clinical Interventions

    Edited by Ami Sha'ked, Ami Rokach

    This is a volume on loneliness and what can be done to address its pain. While most books simply describe loneliness from one author’s point of view, this volume includes a comprehensive review of the literature and employs top researchers in the field discuss their own research findings,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

    By 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • The Psychology of Early Childhood

    A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life

    By 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • Parents and Children

    A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

    By 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • Vygotsky and Marx

    Toward a Marxist Psychology

    Edited by Carl Ratner, Daniele Nunes Henrique Silva

    This important book fills two interrelated gaps in the field of psychology, firstly by developing a Marxist orientation to psychology and secondly by explaining how psychological pioneer Lev Vygotsky contributed greatly to this trend. Through outlining core principles in Marxist psychology, the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Vygotsky

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Harry Daniels

    This thoroughly updated third edition provides students with an accessible overview of Vygotsky’s work, combining reprints of key journal and text articles with rich editorial commentary. Lev Vygotsky provided the twentieth century with an enticing mix of intellectual traditions within an attempt…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

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