Theories of Development Products

  • Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

    Insights from the Dynamic Systems Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Saskia Kunnen, Naomi M. P. de Ruiter, Bertus F. Jeronimus, Mandy A. E. van der Gaag

    Over recent years, it has become clear that group-based approaches cannot directly be used to understand individual adolescent development. For that reason, interest in dynamic systems theory, or DST, has increased rapidly. Psychosocial Development in Adolescence: Insights from the Dynamic Systems…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17 
    Studies in Adolescent Development

  • Life-Span Developmental Systems

    Meta-theory, Methodology and the Study of Applied Problems, 1st Edition

    By Ellen A. Skinner, Thomas Kindermann, Andrew Mashburn

    Everything you always wanted to know about theories, meta-theories, methods, and interventions but didn't realize you needed to ask This innovative textbook takes advanced undergraduate and graduate students "behind the curtain" of standard developmental science, so they can begin to appreciate the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 

  • 3-System Theory of the Cognitive Brain

    A Post-Piagetian Approach to Cognitive Development, 1st Edition

    By Olivier Houdé

    3-System Theory of the Cognitive Brain: A Post-Piagetian Approach to Cognitive Development puts forward Olivier Houdé’s 3-System theory of the cognitive brain, based on numerous post-Piagetian psychological and brain imaging data acquired from children and adults. This ground-breaking theory…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Developmental Tasks in Adolescence

    1st Edition

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Gudrun Quenzel

    The topic of adolescent development in Europe is one which has received little academic attention in recent years. Developmental Tasks in Adolescence makes an exciting contribution to the field by applying socialisation theory to four major developmental tasks of life: Qualifying, Bonding,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22

  • Toddlers, Parents and Culture

    Findings from the Joint Effort Toddler Temperament Consortium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria A. Gartstein, Samuel P. Putnam

    One doesn’t have to travel extensively to realize that there are intriguing differences in the ways in which people from different cultures tend to behave. Gartstein and Putnam explore whether these differences are shaped during the early years of life, at the moment when children are just…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13

  • Reframing Adolescent Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leo B. Hendry, Marion Kloep

    How can we ensure that adolescent research is really assisting the optimal developmental transitions of young people, now and in the near future? Reframing Adolescent Research suggests that what is needed is a ‘paradigm-shift’, a movement towards implementing more systemic, innovative and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06

  • Adolescent Development

    Longitudinal Research into the Self, Personal Relationships and Psychopathology, 1st Edition

    By Wim Meeus

    This groundbreaking book provides students and researchers with a unique overview of the longitudinal study of the development of young people from the ages of 12 to 25. It offers a comprehensive introduction into the multiple theories on the development of the self, personal relationships and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03

  • Questioning Vygotsky's Legacy

    Scientific Psychology or Heroic Cult, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anton Yasnitsky

    This accessible collection of essays critically examines Vygotsky’s scientific legacy. The book is solidly grounded in the "revisionist revolution" context and encourages constructive questioning of Vygotsky’s theory of human development. It tackles thought-provoking issues such as the true value…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23

  • The Bronfenbrenner Primer

    A Guide to Develecology, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Shelton

    This is the first ever introduction to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Framework written specifically for undergraduate students. The author provides a carefully structured, guided introduction to Bronfenbrenner’s concepts, their interpretation, and their potential applications.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16

  • Vygotsky

    An Intellectual Biography, 1st Edition

    By Anton Yasnitsky

    – The most famous Russian psychologist, whose life and ideas are least known? – A pioneer of psychology who said virtually nothing new? – A simple man who became a genius after he died? This fundamentally novel intellectual biography offers a 21st-century account of the life and times of Lev…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15

  • Concepts and Theories of Human Development

    4th Edition

    By Richard M. Lerner

    Concepts and Theories of Human Development is the most comprehensive and in-depth overview of the foundational theoretical contributions to understanding human development and the influence of these contributions for contemporary research and application in developmental science. Since its initial…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30

  • The Biologising of Childhood

    Developmental Psychology and the Darwinian Myth, 1st Edition

    By John R. Morss

    Originally published in 1990, this book looks at the history of developmental psychology in order to locate and evaluate the role played by biology in its most influential formulations. First Charles Darwin’s own writings on child development are examined. It is shown that Darwin endorsed such…

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

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