Child Development Products

  • 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

  • Narratives in Early Childhood Education

    Communication, Sense Making and Lived Experience

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Niklas Pramling

    Over the past few decades, a growing body of literature has developed which examines children’s perspectives of their own lives, viewing them as social actors and experts in their understanding of the world. Focusing specifically on narratives, this unique and timely book provides an analysis of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Nature and Development of Mathematics

    Cross Disciplinary Perspectives on Cognition, Learning and Culture

    Edited by John Adams, Patrick Barmby, Alex Mesoudi

    From an infant’s first grasp of quantity to Einstein’s theory of relativity, the human experience of number has intrigued researchers for centuries. Numeracy and mathematics have played fundamental roles in the development of societies and civilisations, and yet there is an essential mystery to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

    By Bridget A. Walsh, Lydia DeFlorio, Melissa M. Burnham, Dana A. Weiser

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic view of individuals and families. Pioneers of research paradigms have acknowledged that the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    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 – 2017-03-16
    Psychology Press

  • Human Memory

    Third Edition

    By Gabriel A. Radvansky

    This book provides a complete survey of research and theory on human memory in three major sections. A background section covers issues of the history of memory, and basic neuroscience and methodology. A core topics section discusses sensory registers, mechanisms of forgetting, and short-term/…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Aristotelian Character Education

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • 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

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