Psychology: Developmental Psychology

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging book cover

    International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael Elizabeth Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2017-07-11 
    Psychology Press

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Historical Context

    Theories and Debates

    By Richard D Gross

    Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, has developed as a unique discipline in its brief history. Whether as it currently takes place, or how it has been conducted over the past 140 years or so since it became recognized as a separate field of study, there has been constant debate on its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Morality and the Regulation of Social Behavior: Groups as Moral Anchors book cover

    Morality and the Regulation of Social Behavior

    Groups as Moral Anchors

    By Naomi Ellemers

    Morality indicates what is the ‘right’ and what is the ‘wrong’ way to behave. It is one of the most popular areas of research in contemporary social psychology, driven in part by recent political-economic crises and the behavioral patterns they exposed. In the past, work on morality tended to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Psychology Press
    European Monographs in Social Psychology

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    The inalienable right to have children is a cornerstone to western societies, and yet for many people, surrogacy remains their only option. This important new book explores this highly contested area through a critical psychology perspective, discussing the many socio-cultural issues and health…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play

    Edited by Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen, Milda Bredikyte

    Historical changes in play are taking place in childhood all over the world, with the digitalisation of children’s lives. Researchers are worried about the disappearance of advanced forms of play and the prioritization of time spent with loving adults, supporting play with babies and toddlers. At…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Cognitive Development and the Ageing Process

    Selected works of Patrick Rabbitt

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    Professor Patrick Rabbitt has been a prominent contributor to our ongoing knowledge of cognitive performance and cognitive ageing for over half a century. From the development of information processing theories in the 1960s to a new understanding of decision making and the ageing process in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • 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 groundbreaking 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

  • Difference, Dialogue, and Development: A Bakhtinian World book cover

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development

    A Bakhtinian World

    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development is an in-depth exploration of the collected works of Mikhail Bakhtin to find relevance of key concepts of dialogism for understanding various aspects of human development. Taking the reality of differences in the world as a given, Bandlamudi argues that such a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Psychology Press

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

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