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  • 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...

  • Great Myths of Agingby Joan T. Erber; Lenore T. Szuchman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.   Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from ?Older people lose interest in sex? to... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    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$ 31.95

    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...

  • Altern im Wandelby Andreas Motel-Klingebiel; Susanne Wurm; Clemens Tesch-Römer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 28.45

    Wie Menschen älter werden, wie lange sie leben und wie sich ihr Leben im Alter gestaltet, wird durch soziale und gesellschaftliche Bedingungen beeinflusst. Diese Bedingungen ändern sich über die Zeit und bilden den Hintergrund für einen Wandel der späteren Lebensphasen. Zu den Entwicklungen der letzten Jahrzehnte zählen eine gestiegene Lebenserwartung,... 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...

  • Developmental Transitions across the Lifespanby Leo B Hendry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people?s involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents? leisure pursuits and their family relations, parenting styles, youth workers and mentoring,... more...

  • Living Your Unlived Lifeby Robert A. Johnson; Jerry Ruhl

    Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95

    The esteemed Jungian psychologist counsels on how to cope with feelings of failure or regret in the latter half of life and how to open to a more meaningful existence, even if outer circumstances cannot be changed. In Living Your Unlived Life , the renowned therapist Robert A. Johnson, writing with longtime collaborator and fellow Jungian psychologist... more...

  • Watermelon Magicby Wally Amos; Stu Glauberman; Jack Canfield

    Atria Books/Beyond Words 2011; US$ 11.95

    Watermelon Magic is talk from the soul using watermelons as a metaphor for life. Watermelons symbolize the slurpy happiness of life for Wally Amos (formerly known as ?Famous Amos?). From his life experiences, Wally sees many parallels between humans and watermelons. Just as the vine connects watermelons and the umbilical cord connects mother and... more...