Theories of Development Products

  • 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 – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge

  • The Biologising of Childhood

    Developmental Psychology and the Darwinian Myth

    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 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • Necessary Knowledge

    Piagetian Perspectives on Constructivism

    By Leslie Smith

    Originally published in 1993, this monograph addresses a central problem in Piaget’s work, which is the temporal construction of necessary knowledge. The main argument is that both normative and empirical issues are relevant to a minimally adequate account of the development of modal understanding.…

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

  • Child's Play

    Developmental and Applied

    Edited by Thomas D. Yawkey, Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Originally published in 1984, a major purpose of this book was to bring together in a single volume, work that reflects the wide range of interests that social and behavioural scientists have in play, development and the environment. The intent of the book was to refine and extend concepts and…

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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective

    A Festschrift for Robert Siegler

    Edited by Patrick Lemaire

    Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective recognises the outstanding scientific legacy of Robert S. Siegler as a pioneer of modern research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan. This volume presents a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the field, using…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Press Festschrift Series

  • Autonomy in Adolescent Development

    Towards Conceptual Clarity

    Edited by Bart Soenens, Maarten Vansteenkiste, Stijn Van Petegem

    Autonomy is a central feature of adolescent development, playing a key role in adolescents’ psychosocial adjustment. However, opinions differ about the nature and definition of autonomy and so important questions regarding the role of autonomy in adolescents’ development have remained unanswered.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Adolescent Development

  • Executive Function

    Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Sandra A. Wiebe, Julia Karbach

    Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of higher-order cognitive…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Developmental Science

  • Advancing Developmental Science

    Philosophy, Theory, and Method

    Edited by Anthony S. Dick, Ulrich Müller

    Developmental science is an interdisciplinary scientific field dedicated to describing, understanding, and explaining change in behavior across the lifespan and the psychological, environmental, and biological processes that co-determine this change during the organism’s development. Developmental…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Family, Self, and Human Development Across Cultures

    Theory and Applications

    By Cigdem Kagitcibasi

    Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı's influential volume was a work of masterful scholarship and field-defining thought that challenged the existing assumptions in mainstream western psychology about the nature of individuals. During the past two decades since its publication, cultural and cross-cultural research…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology of child development, providing a critical evaluation of the role and contribution of developmental psychology within social practice. Since…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22
    Routledge

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