Child, Adolescent and Family Development
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- Phillip T. Slee, Flinders University of South Australia
- Marilyn Campbell, Queensland University of Technology
- Barbara Spears, University of South Australia
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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.Read more
- 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: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781139575430
- contains: 145 b/w illus.
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
Part I. The Study of Human Development:
1. Seeing children in context
2. Concepts of development
3. Theoretical foundations of child development
Part II. Conception and Birth:
4. Prenatal development
5. Birth and the newborn child
Part III. Infancy:
6. Physical development in infancy
7. Cognitive development in infancy
8. Social and emotional development in infancy
Part IV. Toddlerhood:
9. Physical development of toddlers
10. Cognitive development of toddlers
11. Social and emotional development of toddlers
Part V. The Pre-school Years:
12. Physical development of pre-schoolers
13. Cognitive development of pre-schoolers
14. Social and emotional development of pre-schoolers
Part VI. Middle Childhood:
15. Physical development in middle childhood
16. Cognitive development in middle childhood
17. Social and emotional development in middle childhood
Part VII. Adolescence:
18. Adolescent physical development and health issues
19. Cognitive development in adolescence
20. Social and emotional development in adolescence
Part VIII. Studying Human Development:
21. Towards a life span perspective.
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