Textbooks: Child Development

  • Careers in Child and Adolescent Development: A Student's Guide to Working in the Field book cover

    Careers in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Student's Guide to Working in the Field

    By Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle, Aletha M. Harven, Cynthia Hudley

    Child and Adolescent Development is a rich and continuously evolving field that offers a wealth of career opportunities. Careers in Child and Adolescent Development is the first textbook to guide students along each step of the career path—from the levels of academic degrees and programs available,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Concepts and Theories of Human Development book cover

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology: Typical and Atypical Development book cover

    Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development

    By Stephen Von Tetzchner

    The developmental pathways that children and adolescents follow can be typical or atypical, and our understanding of each is changing. This unique textbook provides an engaging and comprehensive overview of the major themes and perspectives within developmental psychology, but also integrates an…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Human Social Development: From Infancy to Adolescence book cover

    The Psychology of Human Social Development

    From Infancy to Adolescence

    By Sandie Taylor, Lance Workman

    The Psychology of Human Social Development provides a comprehensive introduction to the essential core topics and exciting new findings in this thriving field of developmental psychology. Following a thematic approach, the book looks at key topics in social development in childhood and adolescence,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Childhood: A Bio-ecological Approach book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Childhood

    A Bio-ecological Approach

    Edited by Zeta Brown, Stephen Ward

    Contemporary Issues in Childhood provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive introduction to the current influences and challenges that surround childhood, families and communities. The text carefully explores the lives of children and young people to make clear the link between this…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    The Routledge Education Studies Series

  • Advancing Developmental Science: Philosophy, Theory, and Method book cover

    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 Human Development and Family Studies book cover

    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

  • Practical Research with Children book cover

    Practical Research with Children

    Edited by Jess Prior, Jo Van Herwegen

    Practical Research with Children is designed to help the reader understand techniques for research with children, based on real world experience. The book describes a wide range of research methods, focusing equally on quantitative and qualitative approaches, and considers how different methods can…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Childhood Friendships and Peer Relations: Friends and Enemies book cover

    Childhood Friendships and Peer Relations

    Friends and Enemies

    By Barry Schneider

    In the second edition of his unique study of peer relationships in childhood, Dr Barry Schneider re-examines this fundamental aspect of childhood. Taking the work of Jacob Moreno as its starting point, the book provides an up-to-date and accessible understanding of how children develop social…

    Paperback – 2016-03-16
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Children's Literacy Development: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write book cover

    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 – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Theories of Human Development book cover

    Theories of Human Development

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Intended for courses on theories of human development, this new text presents nine theories grouped into three major families - those that emphasize biological systems; those that emphasize environmental factors; and those that emphasize a dynamic interaction between biological and environmental…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03
    Psychology Press

  • Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook book cover

    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

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