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Child, adolescent and family development

Author: Phillip T Slee; Marilyn Campbell; Barbara A Spears
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip T Slee; Marilyn Campbell; Barbara A Spears
ISBN: 9781107402164 1107402166
OCLC Number: 775657715
Notes: Previously published: 2002.
Description: xvii, 625 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Study of Human Development --
1. Seeing children in context --
Introduction --
nature of psychology --
Why study child development? --
Factors shaping views of children and families --
Images of children --
Theoretical orientations --
Chapter summary --
2. Concepts of development --
Introduction --
Child development concepts --
Personal views of human development --
nature of development --
Statistics: a very short course! --
Approaches to psychological inquiry --
Chapter summary --
3. Theoretical foundations of child development --
Introduction --
Theoretical development --
Sigmund Freud and psychoanalytic theory --
Alfred Adler --
Erikson and psychosocial theory --
Behaviourism --
Humanism --
Piaget and cognitive theory --
Evolutionary psychology --
Bronfenbrenner's ecological model --
Social systems theory --
Chapter summary --
pt. 2 Conception and Birth --
4. Prenatal development --
Introduction --
genetics of conception --
Developmental psychology and genetics --
Contemporary developmental thinking --
Genetic defects --
Genetic counselling --
Chapter summary --
5. Birth and the newborn child --
Introduction --
Conception --
Development of the foetus --
intra-uterine environment --
Giving birth --
Fathers and the birth process --
early stages of life --
Chapter summary --
pt. 3 Infancy --
6. Physical development in infancy --
Introduction --
principles of normal development --
study of physical growth --
Charting children's growth --
Growth in height --
Growth in weight --
Motor development --
Physical development --
an emerging order --
Chapter summary --
7. Cognitive development in infancy --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations: Piaget --
Enriching early life --
home environment --
Jerome Bruner and cognitive development --
Perception --
Chapter summary --
8. Social and emotional development in infancy --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations --
Infancy --
intersubjectivity and emotional development --
Schematicising infant emotional development --
Intersubjectivity --
Attachment --
Temperament --
contemporary view of infancy --
Chapter summary --
pt. 4 Toddlerhood --
9. Physical development of toddlers --
Introduction --
Physical growth --
Children and play --
Deaths and accidents in the early years --
Chapter summary --
10. Cognitive development of toddlers --
Introduction --
Cognitive development and intelligence --
Theoretical foundations: Piaget --
Vygotsky and intellect --
Intelligence --
Language development --
Chapter summary --
11. Social and emotional development of toddlers --
Introduction --
Emotional regulation --
Children's relationships within the family context --
Theoretical foundations --
Psychoanalytic views of development --
transactional view of development --
Social development --
Toddlers and day-care --
Behavioural problems --
Hospitalisation of young children --
Chapter summary --
pt. 5 Pre-school Years --
12. Physical development of pre-schoolers --
Introduction --
Physical growth: dynamic systems and all jazzed up! --
Motor development --
Toilet training --
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) --
Motor coordination problems: clumsy children --
Children and drawing --
Chapter summary --
13. Cognitive development of pre-schoolers --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations --
Experiments in pre-operational children's thinking --
`magic' world of the pre-schooler --
Imaginary companions of pre-schoolers --
Children and fairytales --
Bruner and child development --
Children and computers --
Language and the pre-schooler --
Chapter summary --
14. Social and emotional development of pre-schoolers --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations --
Who am I? The developing sense of self --
Children's developing understanding of selfhood --
Conflict --
Adjusting to school --
Child abuse and neglect --
School bullying --
Chapter summary --
pt. 6 Middle Childhood --
15. Physical development in middle childhood --
Introduction --
Gross motor development --
Somatotype --
Girls and sport --
Food and physical activity --
Promoting physical activity --
Health in middle childhood --
mental health --
Chapter summary --
16. Cognitive development in middle childhood --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations --
Theory of mind --
Children's humour --
Learning --
motivation to learn --
Approaches to learning/learning style --
Moral development --
Children's understanding of death --
Chapter summary --
17. Social and emotional development in middle childhood --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations --
Friendship in middle childhood --
Stress --
Effects of divorce --
Behaviour management in school --
Chapter summary --
pt. 7 Adolescence --
18. Adolescent physical development and health issues --
Introduction --
Adolescence --
Images of adolescence --
Physical development --
Sex differences --
Overview of gender identity --
Adolescent health issues --
Eating disorders in adolescents --
Adolescent risk taking --
Schools as sites for mental health promotion --
Chapter summary --
19. Cognitive development in adolescence --
Introduction --
Brain development --
nature of adolescent thinking --
Adolescent language development --
Information processing --
R.J. Havighurst and developmental tasks --
SOLO taxonomy --
Social cognition and ego development --
Chapter summary --
20. Social and emotional development in adolescence --
Introduction --
Theoretical foundations --
Contemporary views on adolescent development --
Loneliness --
Friendships --
Juvenile delinquency --
Adolescent love --
Adolescence: a synthesis --
Chapter summary --
pt. 8 Studying Human Development --
21. Towards a lifespan perspective --
Introduction --
Child study --
Competent family functioning --
Development across the life-cycle --
Chapter summary.
Responsibility: Phillip T. Slee, Marilyn Campbell, Barbara Spears.

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