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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development

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Jerome S. Bruner, Celia Moore, Gilbert Gottlieb, Brian Hopkins, Michael F. Mascolo, Kurt W. Fischer, Johan J. Bolhuis, Jerry A. Hogan, John Watson, Peter Fonagy, Norman H. Freeman, Gregor Schöner, Michael Rivkin, Morag L. Donaldson, Ype H. Poortinga, Sergio M. Pellis, John Worobey, Roger Bakeman, Adina R. Lew, Eric Taylor, William M. Bukowski, Ryan Adams, Patricia R. Cohen, Charlie Lewis, James E. Stevenson, Alexander von Eye, Jan B. Hoeksma, John J. McArdle, Helen L. Westcott, Ronald W. Oppenheim, Simon H. Parson, Richard R. Ribchester, William P. Fifer, Wenda R. Trevathan, Gavin Bremner, Tara C. Callaghan, Scott P. Johnson, Erin E. Hannon, Dima Amso, Beatrix Vereijken, Hildy S. Ross, Catherine E. Spielmacher, Nathan A. Fox, Cindy A. Stifter, Elliot Turiel, Ray D. Kent, Brian MacWhinney, Jane S. Herbert, Richard E. Tremblay, John E. Richards, Albert Gramsbergen, Barbara F. Finlay, Gert Westermann, Denis Mareschal, Edward C. Melhuish, Claire Hughes, Charles A. Nelson, Lauren J. Harris, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Robert J. Sternberg, Jane E. Clark, Peter K. Smith, Claes von Hofsten, Peter Bryant, Yvette Solomon, Michael Lewis, Joyce F. Benenson, Judy Dunn, Peter H. Wolff, Mark Bennett, Mary K. Rothbart, Julie Hwang, Hellgard Rauh, Simon Baron-Cohen, Christopher Gillberg, Ann Bigelow, Fiona Stanley, Ian M. Goodyer, Carla Sharp, Mary M. Smyth, Margaret Cousins, Digby Elliott, Margaret J. Snowling, Ian St James-Roberts, Roger D. Freeman, Maryke Groenveld, Frederick K. Kozak, James J. McKenna, Mijna Hadders-Algra, Michelle de Haan, Michael Cole, Jennifer Cole, Scott R. Robinson, Thalia C. Eley, Mark H. Johnson, William A. Harris, Leslie Smith, , John C. Fentress, Melissa Bowerman, Martin C. O. Bax, Elizabeth G. Menaghan, Robert H. Wozniak, David Olson, Pierre Mounoud, Kurt Kreppner, Eugene Subbotsky, Willis F. Overton, Ulrich Müller, Robert M. Malina
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  • Date Published: September 2005
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521651172

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  • The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development is a definitive, accessible and up-to-date account of all aspects of child development. Written by an international team of leading experts, it adopts an interdisciplinary approach covering topics that range from neonatal development to education, encompassing pediatrics, neuroscience, theories and research methods, physical development, social development, cognitive development, psychopathology and parenting. The contributors also look at cultural issues, sex differences and the history of child development. Brian Hopkins is co-author of Crying as a Sign, a Symptom, and a Signal (Cambridge, 2000).

    • Authoritative, comprehensive, accessible guide to child development
    • Interdisciplinary approach ensures will be valuable resource for students, researchers, health professionals, teachers, social workers and parents
    • Written by international team of leading experts
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    "This interdisciplinary reference work pursues and largely realizes the ambitious objective of surverying the leading topics in contemporary academic and applied child development. Authoritatively written fromculturally diverse orientations, this bulky single volume covers, in a jargonless manner, a number of topical areas sure to be of interest to a wide-ranging leadership." -- American Reference Books Annual

    "The impressive trio of highly prominent contributors, the succinct but detailed tone of individual entries, and the scope and breadth of coverage makes the encyclopedia a key volume, and one sure to influecne the field as a prominent reference source to researchers, clinicians, students and others for many years." PsycCritiques David C. Schwebel

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    • Date Published: September 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521651172
    • length: 684 pages
    • dimensions: 283 x 228 x 40 mm
    • weight: 2.22kg
    • contains: 210 b/w illus. 3 colour illus. 60 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Introduction: what is development and interdisciplinarity? The concept of development: historical perspectives
    Understanding ontogenetic development: debates about the nature of the epigenetic process
    Defining ontogenetic development
    Challenges for the future
    Part I. Theories of Development: Biological-maturation theories
    Constructivist theories
    Ethological theories
    Learning theories
    Psychoanalytical theories
    Theories of the child's mind
    Dynamical systems approaches
    Part II. Methods in Child Development Research: Data collection techniques: brain imaging
    Clinical and non-clinical interview methods
    Cross-cultural comparisons
    cross-species comparisons
    Developmental testing
    observational methods
    Experimental methods
    parental and teacher rating scales
    Self and peer assessment of competence and well-being
    Research design: epidemiological designs
    Cross-sectional and longitudinal designs
    Twin and adoption studies
    Data analysis: indices of efficacy
    Group differences in developmental functions
    Multilevel modelling
    structural equation modelling
    Ethical considerations in studies with children
    Part III. Prenatal Development and the Newborn: Conceptions and misconceptions about embryonic development
    Prenatal development of the musculoskeletal system in the human
    Normal and abnormal prenatal development
    The birth process
    The status of the human newborn
    Part IV. Domains of Development: From Infancy to Childhood: Cognitive development infancy
    Cognitive development beyond infancy
    Perceptual development
    Motor development
    Social development
    Emotional development
    Moral development
    Speech development
    Language development
    Development of learning and memory
    Part V. Selected Topics: Aggression and prosocial behaviour
    Attention
    Brain and behavioural development (I): subcortical
    Brain and behavioural development (II): cortical
    Connectionist modelling of development
    Day care
    Executive functions
    Face recognition
    Handedness
    Imitation
    Intelligence
    Locomotion
    Parenting and the family
    Play
    Prehension
    Reading and writing Peter Bryant
    Schooling and literacy
    Selfhood
    Sex differences
    Siblings and peers
    Sleep and wakefulness
    Socialization
    Temperament
    Part VI. Developmental Pathology: 'At-risk' concept
    Autism
    Behaviour and learning disorders
    Blindness
    Cerebral palsies
    Child depression
    Developmental coordination disorder
    Down's syndrome
    Dyslexia
    Excessive crying and colic
    Hearing disorders
    Sudden infant death syndrome
    Prematurity and low-birthweight
    Williams syndrome
    Part VII. Crossing the Borders: Anthropology
    Behavioural genetics
    Cognitive neuroscience
    Developmental genetics
    Education
    Embryology
    Ethology
    Linguistics
    Paediatrics
    Sociology
    Appendix 1. Biographical sketches of key figures
    Baldwin
    Binet
    Bowlby
    Bruner
    Coghill
    Erikson
    Hamburger
    Piaget
    Preyer
    Vygotsky
    Werner
    Winnicott
    Appendix 2. Milestones of motor development indicators of biological maturity
    Appendix 3. The statistics of quantitative genetic theory
    Glossary of terms
    References
    Name index
    Subject index.

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  • Editor

    Brian Hopkins, Lancaster University
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    Ronald G. Barr, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
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    George F. Michel, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
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    Philippe Rochat, Emory University, Atlanta
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    Contributors

    Jerome S. Bruner, Celia Moore, Gilbert Gottlieb, Brian Hopkins, Michael F. Mascolo, Kurt W. Fischer, Johan J. Bolhuis, Jerry A. Hogan, John Watson, Peter Fonagy, Norman H. Freeman, Gregor Schöner, Michael Rivkin, Morag L. Donaldson, Ype H. Poortinga, Sergio M. Pellis, John Worobey, Roger Bakeman, Adina R. Lew, Eric Taylor, William M. Bukowski, Ryan Adams, Patricia R. Cohen, Charlie Lewis, James E. Stevenson, Alexander von Eye, Jan B. Hoeksma, John J. McArdle, Helen L. Westcott, Ronald W. Oppenheim, Simon H. Parson, Richard R. Ribchester, William P. Fifer, Wenda R. Trevathan, Gavin Bremner, Tara C. Callaghan, Scott P. Johnson, Erin E. Hannon, Dima Amso, Beatrix Vereijken, Hildy S. Ross, Catherine E. Spielmacher, Nathan A. Fox, Cindy A. Stifter, Elliot Turiel, Ray D. Kent, Brian MacWhinney, Jane S. Herbert, Richard E. Tremblay, John E. Richards, Albert Gramsbergen, Barbara F. Finlay, Gert Westermann, Denis Mareschal, Edward C. Melhuish, Claire Hughes, Charles A. Nelson, Lauren J. Harris, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Robert J. Sternberg, Jane E. Clark, Peter K. Smith, Claes von Hofsten, Peter Bryant, Yvette Solomon, Michael Lewis, Joyce F. Benenson, Judy Dunn, Peter H. Wolff, Mark Bennett, Mary K. Rothbart, Julie Hwang, Hellgard Rauh, Simon Baron-Cohen, Christopher Gillberg, Ann Bigelow, Fiona Stanley, Ian M. Goodyer, Carla Sharp, Mary M. Smyth, Margaret Cousins, Digby Elliott, Margaret J. Snowling, Ian St James-Roberts, Roger D. Freeman, Maryke Groenveld, Frederick K. Kozak, James J. McKenna, Mijna Hadders-Algra, Michelle de Haan, Michael Cole, Jennifer Cole, Scott R. Robinson, Thalia C. Eley, Mark H. Johnson, William A. Harris, Leslie Smith, , John C. Fentress, Melissa Bowerman, Martin C. O. Bax, Elizabeth G. Menaghan, Robert H. Wozniak, David Olson, Pierre Mounoud, Kurt Kreppner, Eugene Subbotsky, Willis F. Overton, Ulrich Müller, Robert M. Malina

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