Child Development Products

  • Multisensory Perception and Communication

    Brain, Behaviour, Environment Interaction, and Development in the Early Years

    Edited by Lakshmi Gogate

    Infants learn to communicate through everyday social interaction with their caregivers in a multisensory world involving sight, hearing, touch and smell. The brain and behavioural underpinnings of caregiver-infant multisensory interaction and communication, however, have remained largely unexplored…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09 

  • 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 – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • A Practitioner's Guide to Enhancing Parenting Skills

    Assessment, Analysis and Intervention

    By Judy Hutchings, Margiad Williams

    Paperback – 2018-07-20 

  • The Bronfenbrenner Primer

    A Guide to Develecology

    By Lawrence Shelton

    This is the first ever introduction to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Framework written specifically for undergraduate students. The author provides a carefully structured, guided introduction to Bronfenbrenner’s concepts, their interpretation, and their potential applications.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Fanon, Education, and Action

    Child as Method

    By Erica Burman

    Bridging childhood studies, pedagogy and educational theory, critical psychology, and postcolonial studies, this unique book reads the role and functions of ‘the child’ and childhood as both cultural motif and as embodied life condition through the work of Frantz Fanon. Based on innovative readings…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12 
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • 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 – 2018-07-05 

  • Childhood into Adolescence

    Discovering the lost Newson manuscript

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Re-examining Childhood into Adolescence: Discovering the lost Newson manuscript, previously unpublished, looks at the children at the age of 11 years, describing their lives and making links with their past and future experiences. The first six chapters focus on experiences at 11 years but the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Vygotsky

    An Intellectual Biography

    By Anton Yasnitsky

    -The most famous Russian psychologist, whose life and ideas are least known? -A pioneer of psychology who said virtually nothing new? -A simple man who became a genius after he died? This fundamentally novel intellectual biography offers a 21st-century account of the life and times of Lev Vygotsky…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 

  • Human Infancy

    An Evolutionary Perspective

    By Daniel G. Freedman

    Originally published in 1974, this volume is primarily devoted to what is known about human infancy from an ethological, evolutionary viewpoint. Included are discussions of pan-specific traits, presumably shared by all infants; individual genetic variations on these behaviours (as judged by…

    Paperback – 2018-06-16 
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Children's books, brain development, and language acquisition

    By Ralf Thiede

    This book correlates English-speaking children’s brain development and acquisition of language with the linguistic input that comes from children’s books. Drawing from the most current research on the developing brain, the author demonstrates how language acquisition is exclusively interactive, and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Explorations in Developmental Psychology

  • 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 – 2018-05-23 

  • Career Exploration and Development in Childhood

    Perspectives from theory, practice and research

    Edited by Mark Watson, Mary McMahon

    Career Exploration and Development in Childhood presents chapters from leading figures in the field of childhood career exploration and development. The first substantive edited collection of its kind, this book makes an important contribution to our understanding of children’s career development.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 

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