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  • Child Psychology in Action

    Linking Research and Practice

    Edited by John Harris

    Originally published in 1986, there was a divorce between the immense amount of research taking place in child psychology and the real world of professional carers or teachers working with children at the time. The aim of this book was therefore to examine the relationship between research and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Intimate Relationships

    Issues, Theories, and Research, 3rd Edition

    By Ralph Erber, Maureen Erber

    Intimate Relationships covers both classic and current material in a concise yet thorough and rigorous manner. Chapters range from attraction to love, attachment to jealousy, sexuality to conflict – all written in a warm, personal, and engaging voice. Topics are viewed from an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2017-09-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Bronfenbrenner Primer

    A Guide to Develecology

    By Lawrence Shelton

    A Concise Introduction to Bronfenbrenner is the first text to provide a carefully structured, guided introduction to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s groundbreaking approach to developmental psychology. Examining human—particularly child—development within a broad environmental context, Bronfenbrenner’s…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Transforming Infant Wellbeing

    Research, policy and practice for the first 1001 critical days

    Edited by Penelope Leach

    Transforming Infant Wellbeing brings together science and policy to highlight the critical importance of the first 1001 days of infancy: the period from conception to the second birthday. Introduced and edited by Penelope Leach, who uniquely combines academic knowledge of infant development with…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Grandparents in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Ziarat Hossain

    Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Elin Eriksen Ødegaard

    This book brings together key authors from the Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) to discuss theoretical and empirical research on families and children. Sharing the Nordic perspective from each of the five countries, the book highlights key ideas within and across the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Parents and Children

    A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

    By C.W. Valentine

    By his wide influence as author and teacher C.W. Valentine had established himself as a leading authority in this country on child psychology applied to early training. Originally published in 1953, this was a book for parents who need help and advice in bringing up their children and who were…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • 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

  • Language Brokering in Immigrant Families

    Theories and Contexts

    Edited by Robert S. Weisskirch

    Language Brokering in Immigrant Families: Theories and Contexts brings together an international group of researchers to share their findings on language brokering—when immigrant children translate for their parents and other adults. Given the large amount of immigration occurring worldwide, it is…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

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