Textbooks: Social Development and Personality Development

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Moral Development

    Theory and Applications

    By Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings. Lively and accessible, this text engages students through…

    Paperback – 2014-02-04

  • Social and Personality Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Marc H. Bornstein

    This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history…

    Paperback – 2011-03-25
    Psychology Press

  • The Child as Social Person

    By Sara Meadows

    Questions about how children grow up in their social worlds are of enormous significance for parents, teachers, and society at large, as well as for children themselves. Clearly children are shaped by the social world that surrounds them but they also shape the social worlds that they, and those…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02

  • Self-Esteem Issues and Answers

    A Sourcebook of Current Perspectives

    Edited by Michael H. Kernis

    Research and theory on self-esteem have flourished in recent years.  This resurgence has produced multiple perpectives on fundamental issues surrounding the nature of self-esteem and its role in psychological functioning and interpersonal processes. Self-Esteem Issues and Answers brings…

    Hardback – 2006-07-28
    Psychology Press

  • 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
    New Essential Psychology

  • Social Networks and Social Influences in Adolescence

    By John Cotterell

    Adolescence is a crucial time for the development of social identity. Some young people ease effortlessly into friendships with their peers whilst others experience the pain of rejection or become involved with antisocial groups or gangs. Social Networks and Social Influences in Adolescence is…

    Paperback – 1996-05-23

  • Life-span Development

    Frameworks, Accounts and Strategies

    Paperback – 1986-07-31
    New Essential Psychology

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