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  • On the Nature of Human Plasticityby Richard M. Lerner

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 36.00

    This book questions the extent to which human beings are capable of changing their physical characteristics and behavioural patterns. more...

  • Libertyby Richard M. Lerner

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 44.00

    Liberty: Thriving and Civic Engagement Among America?s Youth examines what it means to develop as an exemplary young person - that is, a young person who is thriving within the community and on the rise to a hopeful future. The book explores several key characteristics of positive youth development such as competence, character, confidence, social... more...

  • Concepts and Theories of Human Developmentby Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    A classic in the field, this third edition will continue to be the book of choice for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses in theories of human development in departments of psychology and human development. This volume has been substantially revised with an eye toward supporting applied developmental science and the developmental systems... more...

  • America's Youth in Crisisby Richard M. Lerner

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 46.00

    Many adolescents in the United States are at risk from substance abuse, unsafe sexual practices, academic underachievement, crime and violence. What can be done to tackle these growing problems? The author of this thought-provoking book suggests the need to focus on young people's development in relation to specific features of the individual's... more...

  • Risks and Problem Behaviors in Adolescenceby Richard M. Lerner; Christine M. Ohannessian; Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Handbook of Child Psychologyby William Damon; Richard M. Lerner

    Wiley 2006; US$ 270.00

    Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality,... more...

  • The Good Teenby Richard M. Phd Lerner

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.95

    For many parents the thought of the teen years holds more dread than all the sleepless nights of infancy and scraped knees of childhood combined. After all, teens are obstinate, inconsiderate, and defiant; they sulk and stress; they are prone to bad decisions and unreasonable behavior. Given the option, most parents would happily skip the storms... more...

  • Handbook of Adolescent Psychologyby Richard M. Lerner; Laurence Steinberg

    Wiley 2004; US$ 115.00

    The study of adolescence in the field of psychology has grown tremendously over the last two decades, necessitating a comprehensive and up-to-date revision of this seminal work. This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, Richard Lerner and Laurence Steinberg, and with contributions from the leading researchers, reflects... more...

  • Action and Self-Developmentby Jochen Brandtstadter; Richard M. Lerner

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents the reader with a stimulating rich tapestry of essays exploring the nature of action and intentionality, and discussing their role in human development. As the contributions make clear, action is an integrative concept that forms the bridge between our psychological, biological, and sociocultural worlds. Action is also integrative... more...

  • Family Systems and Life-span Developmentby Kurt Kreppner; Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of theoretical models, methodological strategies, and substantive... more...