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  • Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence

    The Case of Everyday Physics

    By Christine Howe

    ‘Heat breaks up charcoal and puts sulphur dioxide in’; ‘The air pulls faster on heavy masses.’ These and other similar statements by school-aged children untutored in physics carry two messages. First, children’s pre-instructional conceptions of the physical world are a far cry from the received…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Boarding School Girls

    Developmental and Cultural Narratives

    By Soosan Latham, Roya Ferdows

    They were children. Put on a train in a strange land, they waved goodbye to a parent as they headed to an educational institution that, unbeknownst to them, was to become their new home. Separated from their loving families, they strived to meet the expectations of the grownups and, in some cases,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Autonomy in Adolescent Development

    Towards Conceptual Clarity

    Edited by Bart Soenens, Maarten Vansteenkiste, Stijn Van Petegem

    Bart Soenens is professor at Ghent University, Belgium, where he teaches undergraduate courses on developmental psychology. His research is mainly about parent-child relationships and about the role of parenting in children’s and adolescents’ development. Maarten Vansteenkiste is professor at Ghent…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Adolescent Development

  • Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 3

    Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference

    By Daniel N. Osherson

    Originally published in 1975, this volume (3 of 4) presents an expanded model of certain deductive abilities in children and adults. A partial explanation of the growth of these abilities was suggested in Volume 2 of this series, and it is amplified here, both with regard to propositional logic and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Logical Abilities in Children

  • Peer Abuse Among Young People

    a contextual account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature of the abuse and the gendered social context. Using case studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Bullying

    A Social Influence Perspective

    Edited by Paul R. Nail, Joan B. Simon

    There was a time when bullying was regarded as a relatively innocuous issue—a normal part of growing up—but this is no longer the case. The magnitude of the problems that bullying can lead to is evidenced by the rising amount of professional literature on bullying, as well as recent cases of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

    A Developmental Intergroup Approach

    By Christia Spears Brown

    Discrimination impacts most youth at some point. Almost all children and adolescents belong to at least one stigmatized group, whether they are a Black or Latino boy in school; an immigrant or refugee; a gay, lesbian, or bisexual teen; or a girl in physics class. Discrimination on the basis of race…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Silvia H. Koller, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Adolescent Brain

    Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations

    By Eveline A. Crone

    In recent years there have been tremendous advances in understanding how brain development underlies behavioural changes in adolescence. Based on the latest discoveries in the research field, Eveline A. Crone examines changes in learning, emotions, face processing and social relationships in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Adolescence, Affect and Health

    By Donna Spruijt-Metz

    Originally published in 1999, this title covers the entire empirical cycle in adolescent health research and education. It describes in depth the development and evaluation of a health education programme designed to enhance everyday health-related behaviours in an adolescent population, and offers…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

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