Lifespan Development Products

  • Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing

    How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Leipold

    Are we in control of our own development in adulthood, or are we shaped by circumstances beyond our control? By adopting the concept of intentional self-development (ISD), this text outlines an action-theoretical approach to human development that emphasizes both an individual’s ability to shape…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Grandparenthood

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • How Qualitative Data Analysis Happens

    Moving Beyond "Themes Emerged", 1st Edition

    Edited by Áine Humble, Elise Radina

    How is qualitative data actually collected, analyzed, and accomplished? Real stories of How Qualitative Data Analysis Occurs: Moving Beyond "Themes Emerged" offers an in-depth look into how qualitative social science researchers studying family issues and dynamics approach their data analyses. It…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Childhood into Adolescence

    Growing up in the 1970s, 1st Edition

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Edited by Peter Barnes, Susan Gregory

    This book is about the lives of 11-year-old children growing up in a Midlands city in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Based on interviews with their parents, it describes family life at the time, as well as the experiences, hopes and concerns of the children as they themselves become adolescents. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Natural-Theological Understanding from Childhood to Adulthood

    1st Edition

    By Olivera Petrovich

    It is commonly assumed that young children only begin to think about God as a result of some educational or cultural influence, perhaps provided by their parents. Natural-Theological Understanding from Childhood to Adulthood  asks if there is anything about God that children can know…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reaching for objects in our surroundings is an everyday activity that most humans perform seamlessly a hundred times a day. It is nonetheless a complex behavior that requires the perception of objects’ features, action selection, movement planning, multi-joint coordination, force regulation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • Emotion Regulation

    A Matter of Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela M. Cole, Tom Hollenstein

    One of the most important advances in the study of emotion regulation is understanding it as a dynamic process that develops across the life span. Emotion Regulation focuses on current conceptual and methodological issues in terms of change over various time scales: developmental change across…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • Healthy Ageing

    A Capability Approach to Inclusive Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

    What does it mean to age well? This important new book redefines what ‘successful’ ageing means, challenging the idea that physical health is the only criteria to gauge the ageing process and that an ageing population is necessarily a burden upon society. Using Sen’s Capability Approach as a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Boarding School Girls

    Developmental and Cultural Narratives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Executive Function

    Development Across the Life Span, 1st Edition

    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

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Social Cognition

    Development Across the Life Span, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

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