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Theories of human development

Author: Barbara M Newman; Philip R Newman
Publisher: New York : Psychology Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Key human development theories that continue to guide research and practice are examined in this engaging text. Ten key theories are grouped into three families - those that emphasize biological systems, environmental factors, and those that reflect an interaction between the two. This organization enhances students' ability to evaluate, compare, and contrast theories both within and across families. Each family is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newman, Barbara M.
Theories of Human Development.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara M Newman; Philip R Newman
ISBN: 9781317975144 1317975146
OCLC Number: 912277261
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; 1. Introduction; Case Vignette; What Is Human Development?; What Is a Theory?; What Do We Expect from a Theory of Human Development?; What Are the Challenges to Understanding Human Development Across the Life Span?; Why So Many Theories? Which One Should I Choose?; The Organization of the Book; Critical Thinking Questions and Exercises; Key Terms; Recommended Resources; References; Part I: Theories That Emphasize Biological Factors; 2. Evolutionary Theory; Case Vignette; Historical Context; Key Concepts. New DirectionsA Research Example: Attachment; An Application: The Free-Rider Problem; How Does Evolutionary Theory Answer the Basic Questions That a Theory of Human Development Is Expected to Address?; Critique of Evolutionary Theory; Critical Thinking Questions and Exercises; Key Terms; Recommended Resources; References; 3. Psychoanalytic Theory; Case Vignette; Historical Context; Key Concepts; New Directions; A Research Example: The Rediscovery of the Unconscious; An Application: Psychoanalytic Theory and Parenting. How Does Psychoanalytic Theory Answer the Basic Questions That a Theory of Human Development Is Expected to Address?Critique of Psychoanalytic Theory; Critical Thinking Questions and Exercises; Key Terms; Recommended Resources; References; 4. Cognitive Developmental Theory; Case Vignette; Historical Context; Key Concepts; New Directions; A Research Example: Metacognition; An Application: Teaching Logico-Mathematical Knowledge; How Does Cognitive Developmental Theory Answer the Basic Questions That a Theory of Human Development Is Expected to Address? Critique of Cognitive Developmental TheoryCritical Thinking Questions and Exercises; Key Terms; Recommended Resources; References; Part II: Theories That Emphasize Environmental Factors; 5. Learning Theories; Case Vignette; Historical Context; Key Concepts of Four Theories of Learning; New Directions; A Research Example: Learned Helplessness and Learned Resourcefulness; An Application: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; How Do the Learning Theories Answer the Basic Questions That a Theory of Human Development Is Expected to Address?; Critique of the Learning Theories. Critical Thinking Questions and ExercisesKey Terms; Recommended Resources; References; 6. Social Role Theory; Case Vignette; Historical Context; Key Concepts; New Directions; A Research Example: Balancing Work and Family Roles; An Application: Supporting Refugee Families and Youth; How Does Social Role Theory Answer the Basic Questions That a Theory of Human Development Is Expected to Address?; Critique of Social Role Theory; Critical Thinking Questions and Exercises; Key Terms; Recommended Resources; References; 7. Life Course Theory; Case Vignette; Historical Context; Key Concepts.
Responsibility: Barbara M. Newman and Philip R. Newman.

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Key human development theories that continue to guide research and practice are examined in this engaging text. Ten key theories are grouped into three families - those that emphasize biological systems, environmental factors, and those that reflect an interaction between the two. This organization enhances students' ability to evaluate, compare, and contrast theories both within and across families. Each family is introduced with an overview of their unique perspectives and the rationale for grouping them together. Discussion of each theory includes the cultural/historical context during the.

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