Social Development and Personality Development Products

  • 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 ground-breaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Why Siblings Matter

    The role of sibling relationships in development and well-being

    By Naomi White, Claire Hughes

    Why Siblings Matter is a cornerstone text on siblinghood, offering a much-needed scientific update on the supportive role of sibling relationships. Integrating findings from a 10 year longitudinal study alongside wider research, it provides a lifespan perspective examining the impact of sibling…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Addressing Loneliness

    Coping, Prevention and Clinical Interventions

    Edited by Ami Sha'ked, Ami Rokach

    This is a volume on loneliness and what can be done to address its pain. While most books simply describe loneliness from one author’s point of view, this volume includes a comprehensive review of the literature and employs top researchers in the field discuss their own research findings,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Introduction to Vygotsky

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Harry Daniels

    This thoroughly updated third edition provides students with an accessible overview of Vygotsky’s work, combining reprints of key journal and text articles with rich editorial commentary. Lev Vygotsky provided the twentieth century with an enticing mix of intellectual traditions within an attempt…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood

    The Social, Emotional, and Moral Significance of Story-Sharing

    By Marsha D. Walton, Alice J. Davidson

    Conflict Narratives in Middle Childhood presents evidence from twenty years of research, examining nearly 3,000 narratives from 1,600 children in eight settings in two countries about their own experiences with interpersonal conflict. Close readings, combined with systematic analysis of dozens of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27 
    Psychology Press

  • Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

    A Developmental Intergroup Approach

    By Christia Spears Brown

    Discrimination impacts most youth at some point. Almost all children and adolescents belong to at least one stigmatized group, whether they are a Black or Latino boy in school; an immigrant or refugee; a gay, lesbian, or bisexual teen; or a girl in physics class. Discrimination on the basis of race…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Human Awareness

    Its Social Development

    By Ivana Marková

    Human awareness – which forms the basis of all interpersonal relationships – is perhaps the most fascinating phenomenon of biological and socio-cultural evolution. In this innovative book, originally published in 1987, the author introduces the subject of human awareness from the perspective of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

  • 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

  • Vygotsky at Work and Play

    2nd Edition

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play is an intimate portrayal of the Vygotskian-inspired approach to human development known as ‘social therapeutics’ and ‘the psychology of becoming’. Holzman provides an accessible, practical-philosophical portrayal of a unique performance-based methodology of development and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • School Bullying

    Teachers helping students cope

    By Phillip Slee

    To effectively cope with school bullying it is essential to understand the issues underpinning student peer group dynamics in the school, classroom and community and this view lies at the heart of the text. While the experience of bullying others or being victimized is identified with an individual…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Temperament

    Early Developing Personality Traits

    By Arnold H. Buss, Robert Plomin

    Originally published in 1984, this title looks at the development of temperament in early life. At the time of publication there were three major perspectives of temperament: paediatrics, individual differences in infants and inherited personality traits that appear in early life. Whatever the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Music

    This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Psychology Press

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