Child Development Products

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Petersen-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 
    Psychology Press

  • Early Childhood Intervention

    Working with families of young children with special needs

    Edited by Hanan Sukkar, Carl J. Dunst, Jane Kirkby

    Early childhood is considered a critical but often vulnerable period in a child’s development where early identification and intervention can be crucial for improving children’s developmental outcomes. Systems and family-centred perspectives are vital to support families and build their capacities…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • The Psychobiology of Affective Development

    Edited by Nathan A. Fox, Richard J. Davidson

    Originally published in 1984, this was the first volume on this topic to appear in an emerging area of study at the time. The Editors were selective in choosing their contributions to the volume to ensure that both the developmental and neuropsychological domains were well represented. One of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray

    Originally published in 1992 this title came out of a conference on emotion and cognition as antecedents and consequences of health and disease processes in children and adolescents. The theoretical rationale for the conference was based on the assumption that the development of emotion, cognition,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • The Future of Child Development Lab Schools

    Applied Developmental Science in Action

    Edited by Nancy Barbour, Brent A. McBride

    Child development laboratory schools are found on college and university campuses throughout the U.S. Over the last century, they have acquired a long, rich history. Originally seen as settings for the new field of child study in the early 1900s, their functions have evolved over time. These…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 
    Routledge

  • The Grasp of Consciousness

    Action and Concept in the Young Child

    By Jean Piaget

    Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning. The subject of the study is the general stage in a child’s development that comes between his successful performance of an activity without knowing how he did it – that is, what he had…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Acquiring Culture

    Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

    Edited by Gustav Jahoda, Ioan Lewis

    Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child development in their own settings and simply assumed the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Practical Research with Children

    Edited by Jess Prior, Jo Van Herwegen

    Practical Research with Children is designed to help the reader understand techniques for research with children, based on real world experience. The book describes a wide range of research methods, focusing equally on quantitative and qualitative approaches, and considers how different methods can…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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