Theories of Development Products

  • Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Anton Yasnitsky, René Van der Veer

    Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies brings together recent critical investigations which examine historical and textual inaccuracies associated with received understandings of Vygotsky’s work. By deconstructing the Vygotskian narrative, the authors debunk the 'cult of Vygotsky', allowing for…

    Hardback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Concepts and Theories of Human Development

    3rd Edition

    By Richard M. Lerner

    A classic in the field, this third edition will continue to be the book of choice for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses in theories of human development in departments of psychology and human development. This volume has been substantially revised with an eye toward supporting…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Psychology Press

  • Theories of Human Development

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Key human development theories that continue to guide research and practice are examined in this engaging text. Ten key theories are grouped into three families - those that emphasize biological systems, environmental factors, and those that reflect an interaction between the two. This organization…

    Paperback – 2015-07-05
    Psychology Press

  • Child Development

    Theories and Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalyn H. Shute, Phillip T. Slee

    Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional scientific perspectives alongside critical post-modern thinking will provide readers…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Developmental Transitions across the Lifespan

    Selected works of Leo B. Hendry

    By Leo B Hendry

    Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people’s involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents’ leisure pursuits and their family…

    Hardback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Sons and Fathers

    Challenges to paternal authority

    By John Crosby

    Father-son relationships can be notoriously difficult. Often fractious, sometimes hostile, and occasionally destructive, the issue of authority is negotiated by fathers and sons in a range of styles. In this fascinating new book, John Crosby describes the filial relationships of 20 historical…

    Paperback – 2013-10-15
    Routledge

  • Well-Being

    Positive Development Across the Life Course

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Lucy Davidson, Corey L.M. Keyes, Kristin A. Moore

    This volume derived from original presentations given at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia, under the auspices of the Center for Child Well-Being. Scholars, practitioners, public health professionals, and principals in the child development community convened to address a science-based framework for…

    Paperback – 2013-01-10
    Psychology Press
    Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series

  • A Dynamic Systems Approach to Adolescent Development

    Edited by Saskia Elske Kunnen

    The dynamic systems approach is a rapidly expanding advancement in the study of developmental research, particularly in the domain of adolescent development. It provides a unique way of examining the subject, and this innovative study of developmental processes helps social scientists to translate…

    Hardback – 2011-11-03
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Adolescent Development

  • The Taxonomy of Metacognition

    By Pina Tarricone

    Metacognition is a complex construct which is fundamental to learning. Its complex, fuzzy and multifaceted nature has often led to its colloquial application in research, resulting in studies that fail to identify its theoretical foundation or elements. In response to this, the research community…

    Hardback – 2011-02-27
    Psychology Press

  • Theories of Development

    Concepts and Applications, 6th Edition

    By William Crain

    The result of extensive scholarship and consultation with leading scholars, this classic text introduces students to twenty-four theorists and compares and contrasts their theories on how we develop as individuals. Emphasizing the theories that build upon the developmental tradition established by…

    Paperback – 2010-07-27
    Psychology Press

  • Theories of Development

    Concepts and Applications

    By William Crain

    The result of extensive scholarship and consultation with leading scholars, this classic text introduces students to twenty-four theorists and compares and contrasts their theories on how we develop as individuals. Emphasizing the theories that build upon the developmental tradition established by…

    Paperback – 2010-07-27
    Psychology Press

  • Theories of Human Development

    A Comparative Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Michael G. Green, John A. Piel

    The authors have grouped the theories into three classical "families" which differ in their views relative to the prime motives underlying human nature. They show how theories are specific examples of more general points of view called paradigms. The theories chosen to represent the three paradigms…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Psychology Press

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