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Child development : thinking about theories: texts in developmental psychology

Author: Phillip T Slee; Rosalyn H Shute
Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, 2003.
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Examines both modern and postmodern contributions to theoretical development in child and adolescent psychology. This text includes features such as an overview of theories linking the various  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip T Slee; Rosalyn H Shute
OCLC Number: 726824593
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 232 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Chapter 1 Ways of knowing about development Chapter 2 From Darwin to DNA: biologically-based theories of development Chapter 3 A rainbow is more than the sum of its colours: beginnings of organicism Chapter 4 The child as philosopher Chapter 5 From oedipus to attachment: the Freudian legacy Chapter 6 Mechanism: the whole is equal to the sum of its parts Chapter 7 Dialecticism: the child developing in a social world Chapter 8 The historic event: contextualism Chapter 9 Sociocultural influences on development Chapter 10 Listening to different voices: Feminism and developmental Chapter 11 Putting it all together: towards theoretical integration Chapter 12 From theory into practice
Responsibility: Phillip T. Slee, Rosalyn H. Shute.


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This is a usefull pulling together of strands in child development theory - a necessary additionKay Sargent, Bristol UniversityThere is no other comparable text in this specific areaDr V Chisolm, Read more...

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