Child Development Products

  • Always Separate, Always Connected

    Independence and Interdependence in Cultural Contexts of Development

    By Catherine Raeff

    In recent years, there has been a proliferation of theoretical and empirical scholarship on how issues of human separateness, or independence, and issues of human connectedness, or interdependence, are played out in diverse cultural contexts. Despite agreement on the value of understanding culture…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment

    A Special Issue of Cognition and Emotion

    Edited by Andy P. Field, Sam Cartwright-Hatton

    Despite the negative impact of anxiety in children, theories and research have lagged behind their adult counterparts. This special issue arose from an Economic and Social Research Council funded seminar series (Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment, CATTS). It highlights four themes in theories and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Organizing Early Experience

    Imagination and Cognition in Childhood

    By Delmont C Morrison

    Focusing on developmental psychology, this work features 12 essays exploring contemporary views and developments in research and theory in the relationship between imagination and cognition in childhood.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Play and Playwork

    Notes and Reflections in a time of Austerity

    Edited by Fraser Brown, Mike Wragg

    Bringing together authors from a range of academic disciplines and research backgrounds – united as standard-bearers for the child’s right to play – and set against a backdrop evoking play’s critical essence, this book documents the rise and fall of an explosive period of political interest in play…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Concepts and Theories of Human Development

    4th Edition

    By Richard M. Lerner

    Concepts and Theories of Human Development is the most comprehensive and in-depth overview of the foundational theoretical contributions to understanding human development and the influence of these contributions for contemporary research and application in developmental science. Since its initial…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge

  • Little Kids, Big Dilemmas

    Your parenting problems solved by science

    By Sarah Kuppen

    Fed up with conflicting advice? This book offers real answers to the following questions and more… Can sleep training harm my baby? Is screen time bad for my child? Is breast always best? Psychologist Dr Sarah Kuppen, expert in early child development, uses her scientific expertise to sort through…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Animals in Early Childhood Education

    By Diahann Gallard

    This book is a research-based text about animals in early childhood education for researchers, academics and postgraduate students. It includes philosophical, historical and socio-political ideas about animals in early childhood education. Written from a pragmatic perspective, the author outlines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Narrative Approaches to Youth Work

    Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice

    By Julie Tilsen

    This is the book that youth workers who want to put into practice their desire to "meet youth where they’re at" have been waiting for. Narrative Approaches to Youth Work provides hope-filled and fresh conversational practices anchored in a critical intersectional analysis of power and a relational…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Foster Youth

    Edited by Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo, Nancy Trevino-Schafer

    Currently, there are over 400,000 youth living in foster care in the USA, with over 20,000 aging out of the child welfare system each year. Foster youth are more prone to experience short- and long-term adverse developmental outcomes including diminished academic achievement and career…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27 
    Routledge

  • Careers in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Student's Guide to Working in the Field

    By Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle, Aletha M. Harven, Cynthia Hudley

    Child and Adolescent Development is a rich and continuously evolving field that offers a wealth of career opportunities. Careers in Child and Adolescent Development is the first textbook to guide students along each step of the career path—from the levels of academic degrees and programs available,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development

    By Stephen Von Tetzchner

    The developmental pathways that children and adolescents follow can be typical or atypical, and our understanding of each is changing. This unique textbook provides an engaging and comprehensive overview of the major themes and perspectives within developmental psychology, but also integrates an…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Mastery Motivation in Early Childhood

    Development, Measurement and Social Processes

    Edited by David J. Messer

    All children possess a motive to ‘master’ the various tasks and problems that they face. Without mastery motivation, it is doubtful whether children would make progress in cognitive, social communicative and other domains. Although all children possess this motivation, it will vary according to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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