Textbooks: Child Development

  • 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

  • The Child at School: Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition book cover

    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
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Theories of Human Development book cover

    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

  • Understanding Emotional Development: Providing insight into human lives book cover

    Understanding Emotional Development

    Providing insight into human lives

    By Robert Lewis Wilson, Rachel Wilson

    Understanding Emotional Development provides an insightful and comprehensive account of the development and impact of our emotions through infancy, childhood and adolescence. The book covers a number of key topics: The nature and diversity of emotion and its role in our lives Differences…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge

  • The Feeling Child: Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience book cover

    The Feeling Child

    Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience

    By Maria Robinson

    What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s emotional and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge
    Foundations of Child Development

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