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  • Socialisation During the Life Course

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Ullrich Bauer

    This comprehensive text highlights new developments in sociological, educational and psychological aspects of socialisation, examining how human beings as "subjects" – experiencing, thinking and acting individuals – confront the material, social and cultural "objects" of their environment and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Adaptation and Well-Being

    Meeting the Challenges of Life

    By Knud S Larsen

    "According to Leo Tolstoy’s famous statement "all happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way". Knud Larsen in his book on human happines proves the opposite. Summarizing the classical and recent research in successful human adaptation, adjustment and well-being of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Grandparenthood

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Peter K. Smith

    The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this book redresses the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Executive Function

    Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Sandra A. Wiebe, Julia Karbach

    Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of higher-order cognitive…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • Advancing Developmental Science

    Philosophy, Theory, and Method

    Edited by Anthony S. Dick, Ulrich Müller

    Developmental science is an interdisciplinary scientific field dedicated to describing, understanding, and explaining change in behavior across the lifespan and the psychological, environmental, and biological processes that co-determine this change during the organism’s development. Developmental…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • Difference, Dialogue, and Development

    A Bakhtinian World

    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development is an in-depth exploration of the collected works of Mikhail Bakhtin to find relevance of key concepts of dialogism for understanding various aspects of human development. Taking the reality of differences in the world as a given, Bandlamudi argues that such a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Psychology Press

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Psychology Press

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

    By Bridget A. Walsh, Lydia DeFlorio, Melissa M. Burnham, Dana A. Weiser

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic view of individuals and families. Pioneers of research paradigms have acknowledged that the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Peter G. Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    The psychology of aging usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Social Cognition

    Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Jessica Sommerville, Jean Decety

    Social Cognition brings together diverse and timely writings that highlight cutting-edge research and theories on the development of social cognition and social behavior across species and the life span. The volume is organized according to two central themes that address issues of continuity and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

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