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  • 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 – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Learning as Development

    Rethinking International Education in a Changing World

    By Daniel A Wagner

    Learning is the foundation of the human experience. It begins at birth and never stops, a continuous and malleable link across life stages of human development. Disparities in learning access and outcomes around the world have deep consequences for income, social mobility, health, and well-being.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Fathering in Cultural Contexts

    Developmental and Clinical Issues

    By Jaipaul L Roopnarine, Elif Dede Yildirim

    Fathering in Cultural Contexts brings together the most recent theory and research on fathering in diverse cultural communities. Exploring a range of disciplinary perspectives, fathering is considered within the major sociocultural, demographic and economic factors that influence men’s involvement…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Why Siblings Matter

    The Role of Brother and Sister Relationships in Development and Well-Being

    By Naomi White, Claire Hughes

    Many people grow up with at least one sibling. These siblings are often ‘fellow travellers’ through adversity or significant life events; they can act as a source of support for some children while a source of conflict for others. For these reasons, siblings are a potentially powerful influence on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • Transforming Infant Wellbeing

    Research, Policy and Practice for the first 1,001 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 – 2017-07-17
    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 – 2017-07-17
    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 – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

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