Textbooks: Developmental Psychology

  • Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Reading in a Second Language

    Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Perspectives

    By Xi Chen, Vedran Dronjic, Rena Helms-Park

    Reading in a Second Language offers a comprehensive survey of the phenomenon and process of reading in a second language, with graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and applied psychology as its primary audience. The book explores reading…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 

  • Evidence-based Approaches to Sexuality Education

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by James J. Ponzetti, Jr.

    This is the first book to provide a multidisciplinary and global overview of evidence-based sexuality education (SE) programs and practices. Readers are introduced to the fundamentals of creating effective programs to prepare them to design new or implement existing programs that promote healthy…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Serving Military Families

    Theories, Research, and Application, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Rose Blaisure, Tara Saathoff-Wells, Angela Pereira, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Amy Laura Dombro

    This text introduces readers to the unique culture of military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from nearly 70 active duty, reservists, veterans, and their families from all branches and ranks of the military bring their experiences to life. A review…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Developmental Science

    An Advanced Textbook, 7th Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook is the most complete and cutting-edge introduction to the field available today. Since its initial publication, the key purpose of the text has been to furnish inclusive developmental perspectives on all substantive areas in psychology—neuroscience,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Psychology Press

  • Second Language Research

    Methodology and Design, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass

    In this second edition of the best-selling Second Language Research, Alison Mackey and Sue Gass continue to guide students step-by-step through conducting the second language research process with a clear and comprehensive overview of the core issues in second language research. Supported by a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28

  • The Child at School

    Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Blatchford, Anthony D. Pellegrini, Ed Baines

    What is the nature of children’s social life in school? How do their relationships and interactions with peers, teachers and other school staff influence their development and experience of school? This book, written by leading researchers in educational and developmental psychology, provides…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • 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 – 2015-07-06
    Psychology Press

  • Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    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 – 2015-05-20
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

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