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Incorporating the latest Australian, British and American research, this introduction to contemporary theory and issues in child and adolescent development is intended for students in several disciplines. A thematic linking of materials in the text allows both students and teachers to follow development either chronologically or thematically. A life cycle approach to topics as they arise is a very useful addition.Read more
- A truly international book with recent research findings from North America, Britain and Australasia, but with a focus on the Australian student
- Life cycle approach is very well done both textually and visually
- CD-ROM has a range of innovative extension material; also includes a child observation manual
- Pricepoint will be lower than competition
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: September 2002
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521812009
- length: 544 pages
- dimensions: 257 x 196 x 38 mm
- weight: 1.247kg
- contains: 150 b/w illus. 30 tables 75 exercises
- availability: Unavailable - out of print September 2006
Table of Contents
1. Seeing children in context
2. Concepts of development
3. Theoretical foundations of child development
4. Prenatal development
5. Birth and the newborn child
6. Physical development in infancy
7. Cognitive development in infancy
8. Social and emotional development in infancy
9. Physical development in toddlers
10. Cognitive development of toddlers
11. Social and emotional development of toddlers
12. Physical development of pre-schoolers
13. Cognitive development of pre-schoolers
14. Social and emotional development of pre-schoolers
15. Physical development in middle childhood
16. Cognitive development in middle childhood
17. Social and emotional development in middle childhood
18. Adolescent physical development and health issues
19. Cognitive development in adolescence
20. Social and emotional development in adolescence
21. Towards a life span perspective.
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