Child Development Products

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy of rights and freedoms 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, including those rights that, in the past, were typically…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • 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 – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • 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 – 2016-06-08 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • Childhood Friendships and Peer Relations

    Friends and Enemies

    By Barry Schneider

    In the second edition of his unique study of peer relationships in childhood, Dr Barry Schneider re-examines this fundamental aspect of childhood. Taking the work of Jacob Moreno as its starting point, the book provides an up-to-date and accessible understanding of how children develop social…

    Paperback – 2016-03-16
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Child Psychology

    A Handbook of Contemporary Issues, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Balter, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This third edition of Child Psychology continues the tradition of showcasing cutting-edge research in the field of developmental science, including individual differences, dynamic systems and processes, and contexts of development. While retaining a similar structure to the last edition, this…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11
    Psychology Press

  • Concept Development in the Primary School

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces work on the intellectual development of children in the primary school. It contains chapters on the teaching of reading, writing, art, science and mathematics. While critical of many of the once popular ideas of Jean Piaget, the author also…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Memory Development in Children

    Edited by Peter A. Ornstein

    Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children’s memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children’s sensory memory, rehearsal processes, and organizational processes, as well as treatments of constructive…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Memory

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11
    Routledge

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