Textbooks: Lifespan Development

  • Socialisation During the Life Course book cover

    Socialisation During the Life Course

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Ullrich Bauer

    This comprehensive text highlights new developments in sociological, educational and psychological aspects of socialisation, examining how human beings as "subjects" – experiencing, thinking and acting individuals – confront the material, social and cultural "objects" of their environment and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Adaptation and Well-Being: Meeting the Challenges of Life book cover

    Adaptation and Well-Being

    Meeting the Challenges of Life

    By Knud S Larsen

    "According to Leo Tolstoy’s famous statement "all happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way". Knud Larsen in his book on human happines proves the opposite. Summarizing the classical and recent research in successful human adaptation, adjustment and well-being of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Aging and Development: Social and Emotional Perspectives book cover

    Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Peter G. Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    The psychology of aging usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods: Understanding successful aging book cover

    Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • 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

  • Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers book cover

    Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers

    By John Sudbery

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This introductory text provides a knowledge…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Life-span Development: Frameworks, Accounts and Strategies book cover

    Life-span Development

    Frameworks, Accounts and Strategies, 2nd Edition

    By Leonie Sugarman

    This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition of Life-Span Development offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the lifespan. The lifespan approach emphasises that development does not stop when we cease to be adolescents but…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
    Routledge
    New Essential Psychology

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