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Child, Adolescent and Family Development

3rd Edition

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  • Date Published: September 2012
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from June 2017
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107402164

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  • The third edition of Child, Adolescent and Family Development provides a comprehensive, readable study of human development from conception to adulthood. It explores the foundations of modern developmental thought, incorporating the latest in international research set within a cultural and historical context. Richly illustrated and enhanced by a range of practical teaching resources, this clear and engaging text is intended to reach students across a range of teaching, psychology, social science and health science disciplines. By employing a thematic approach within the chronologically ordered chapters, this text offers a systematic and intuitive structure for both learning and teaching. This new edition features a set of fully updated case studies that consider current trends and issues in developmental theory and practice, as well as end-of-chapter sections that address important stages in the family life cycle.

    • Incorporates the latest in international research and modern thinking about child and adolescent development
    • Richly illustrated, with a range of practical teaching resources
    • Offers a systematic, thematic approach within chronologically ordered chapters, ideal for teaching and learning
    • Features extensive companion website, which includes multiple-choice questions, observation activities, worksheets and an easy guide to research design and techniques
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    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Date Published: September 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107402164
    • length: 640 pages
    • dimensions: 250 x 190 x 31 mm
    • weight: 1.3kg
    • contains: 145 b/w illus.
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from June 2017
  • 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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    Child, Adolescent and Family Development

    Phillip T. Slee, Marilyn Campbell, Barbara Spears

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    Phillip T. Slee, Flinders University of South Australia

    Marilyn Campbell, Queensland University of Technology
    Dr Marilyn Campbell is a professor in the School of Learning and Professional Studies, Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology. She currently lectures in the Masters of Education program preparing teachers for school counselling and in the Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology program, preparing psychologists to work in a range of educational and developmental positions. Dr Campbell has worked as a teacher and psychologist in early childhood, primary and secondary schools. She has also been a teacher-librarian, school counsellor and supervisor of school counsellors. Her research interests are in behavioural and emotional problems in children and adolescents. Her recent work has included research into anxiety prevention and intervention, as well as the effects of bullying and especially cyberbullying in schools. She is the author of the Worrybusters series of books for anxious children.

    Barbara Spears, University of South Australia

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