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  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Little Kids, Big Dilemmas

    Your parenting problems solved by science

    By Sarah Kuppen

    Fed up with conflicting advice? This book offers real answers to the following questions and more… Can sleep training harm my baby? Is screen time bad for my child? Is breast always best? Psychologist Dr Sarah Kuppen, expert in early child development, uses her scientific expertise to sort through…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Foster Youth

    Edited by Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo, Nancy Trevino-Schafer

    Currently, there are over 400,000 youth living in foster care in the United States, with over 20,000 aging out of the child welfare system each year. Foster youth are more prone to experience short- and long-term adverse developmental outcomes including diminished academic achievement and career…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Human Social Development

    From Infancy to Adolescence

    By Sandie Taylor, Lance Workman

    The Psychology of Human Social Development provides a comprehensive introduction to the essential core topics and exciting new findings in this thriving field of developmental psychology. Following a thematic approach, the book looks at key topics in social development in childhood and adolescence,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • The Father

    Historical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Luigi Zoja

    Countless children throughout the world grow up without fathers. In this revised and updated edition of The Father, accompanied by a new preface, Luigi Zoja studies the reasons for this and assesses the contribution of this phenomenon to social and psychological problems. Using examples from…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression

    Current Issues and Perspectives

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Philip Birch, Carol A. Ireland

    Drawing upon international expertise, and including some of the most well-known academics and practitioners in the field, The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression is the first reference work to fully capture how our understanding of aggression has been refined and reconceptualised…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Fathers and Adolescents

    Developmental and Clinical Perspectives

    By Shmuel Shulman, Inge Seiffge-Krenke

    The understanding and study of fathers has traditionally assumed that fathers, compared to mothers, are less involved with their children. Originally published in 1997 Fathers and Adolescents presents a different approach that focuses on the distinctive role of fathers in the lives of their…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adolescence

  • Seven Years Old in the Home Environment

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson’s long-term investigation of child up-bringing attracted intense interest from its earliest beginnings: ‘pathbreaking’ and ‘seminal’ were adjectives that greeted their first report. The study is now established as one of the major projects of the seventies. This third…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1937 and 2005, this collection of books on various aspects of learning to read and write is a superb resource for those teaching or those studying education. Some titles look at literacy in a multilingual environment and offer advice and techniques for…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading

    A Basic Guide for Parents and Teachers

    By Pamela McKeown

    Originally published in 1974. This is an enlightening guide to the teaching of reading in response to the desire to motivate children to read and write, and rapidly and permanently teach them these techniques. It gives an account of the modern methods of teaching these skills, based on the natural…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading and Loving

    By Leila Berg

    Originally published in 1977. Learning to read is probably the central educational achievement of any child's life. It is also a central concern for parents and teachers. Leila Berg, known for her work in children's literature, believes that the enjoyment of books and the acquisition of reading and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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