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  • Family, Self, and Societyby Philip A. Cowan; Dorothy Field; Donald A. Hansen; Arlene Skolnick; Guy E. Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies over the next decade will come from considering the diversity of family forms -- different ethnic groups and cultures, different stages of... more...

  • Psychological Therapies with Older Peopleby Jason Hepple; Jane Pearce; Philip Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Sigmund Freud believed that psychoanalysis (and other forms of therapy) was not suitable for people over 50 years of age. In Psychological Therapies with Older People , the authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, showing that it is 'not too late' to help. With an emphasis on practical application,... more...

  • Child Care in the 1990sby Alan Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed in the table of contents. A lead speaker provided an answer, and discussants had a chance to critique the main presentation and set forth their... more...

  • An Ecological Approach To the Study of Child Careby Miriam K. Rosenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    A new type of childhood is experienced these days by many children in industrial societies that provide child care services. The studies summarized in this book stem from a conceptual model based on an ecological approach to the study of development. The family day care system in Israel is presented as a "case study" for the discussion of issues derived... more...

  • The Baby Boomers Grow Upby Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Sherry L. Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest cohort ever to enter middle age in Western society, and they currently represent approximately one-third of the total U.S. population. ... more...

  • Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Spanby Manfred Diehl; Karen Hooker; Martin J. Sliwinski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.95

    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time. The latest theoretical, methodological, and... more...

  • The Aging Mindby Patrick Rabbitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives. Patrick Rabbitt is a cognitive gerontologist who... more...

  • Still Growingby Donald Capps

    The Lutterworth Press 2015; US$ 19.50

    The later-adult years are commonly viewed as a period in which one struggles to maintain a vestige of the physical, mental, and emotional vitality of one’s earlier years. In 'Still Growing', however, Donald Capps shows that older adulthood is actually a period of growth and development, and that a central feature of this growth and development... more...

  • Adult Development and Agingby Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Stacey B. Whitbourne

    Wiley Textbooks 2014; US$ 62.50 US$ 54.17

    The Fifth Edition of Adult Development and Aging: Biopsychosocial Perspectives continues to provide psychologists with a fresh and engaging approach to the field of psychology of adult development and aging. The text's main themes, explained in Chapter 1, are consistently applied throughout the text with specific examples, including maintaining... more...

  • Ageing and Caring: A Guide for Later Lifeby Des O'Neill

    Orpen Press 2013; US$ 10.00

    Ageing and Caring acts as a guide to preparing for old age for older people and their families. more...