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A critical approach to human growth and development : a textbook for social work students and practitioners

Author: Paula Nicolson
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does it mean to be human? This critical text from a well-respected author captures and interrogates the many models which have been developed to explore and explain human behaviour. Informed by sociological, psychological and biological perspectives, the book plots the key stages of the life course from childhood through to older age"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Nicolson
ISBN: 9780230249028 0230249027
OCLC Number: 879602120
Description: xiii, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1. Theories of HGD and how to think about them critically --
Part 2. The lifespan : a material-discursive-intra-psychic approach.
Responsibility: Paula Nicolson Emeritus Professor of Health and Social Care University of London (Royal Holloway).
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