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  • Comparisons in Human Developmentby Jonathan Tudge; Michael J. Shanahan; Jaan Valsiner

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 52.00

    This important volume deals with the issue of how to make comparisons in the field of human development. more...

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    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 40.00

    This book provides insight into the development of the child's ability to become a competent participant in conversation. more...

  • Deceptionby Rachel Taylor; Lynsey Gozna

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00

    This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents? choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological in some circumstances, the central argument of this... more...

  • Love, Guilt And Reparationby The Melanie Klein Trust

    Random House 2011; US$ 20.78

    Love, Guilt and Reparation shows the growth of Melanie Klein`s work and ideas between 1921 and 1945. The earlier papers reveal her intense proccupation with the impact of infant anxieties upon child development. She traces these influences on criminality and childhood psychosis, symbol formation and intellectual inhibition and the early development... more...

  • Fifty Years of Attachment Theoryby Sir Richard Bowlby; Pearl King

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 15.95

    This is the second volume in the series based on the annual Donald Winnicott Memorial Lecture. Sir Richard Bowlby looks at the personal and professional lives of Donald Winnicott and Dr John Bowlby, to give a fascinating insight into the worlds of these influential analysts. Also includes Recollections of Donald Winnicott and John Bowlby by Pearl King. more...

  • On Having an Own Childby Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 27.95

    This is the first book ever to consider in depth why people want children, and specifically why people want children produced by reproductive technologies (such as IVF, ICSI etc). As the book demonstrates, even books ostensibly devoted to the topic of why people want children and the reasons for using reproductive technologies tend to start with the... more...

  • The Psychological Birth of the Human Infantby Margaret S. Mahler

    Karnac Books 1985; US$ 33.95

    'The biological birth of the human infant and the psychological birth of the individual are not coincident in time. The former is a dramatic, observable, and well-circumscribed event; the latter a slowly unfolding intra psychic process.'Thus begins this highly acclaimed book in which Margaret S. Mahler and her collaborators break new ground in developmental... more...

  • Normality and Pathology in Childhoodby Anna Freud

    Karnac Books 1989; US$ 42.95

    Anna Freud's book deals with a most neglected aspect of psychoanalysis - normality. Its chief concern is with the ordinary problems of upbringing which face all parents and the usual phenomena encountered by every clinician. Yet, though primarily practical and clinical in its approach, it also makes a major theoretical contribution to psychology.The... more...

  • Child Analysis Todayby Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 23.95

    Although there have been many other important contributions to the field of child and adolescent analysis, the major differences in theory and approach still bear the hallmarks of three of the most significant figures in the field: Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott. As well as providing an insight into these differences, this volume from... more...

  • Donald Winnicott The Manby Joyce McDougall

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 15.95

    The Donald Winnicott Memorial Lecture given by Joyce McDougall.This lecture is an annual event designed for a wide audience of professionals and others involved with children. These lectures focus upon a specific topic, arising from Winnicott's life and ideas, in terms of relevance for twenty-first century living. With a foreword by Brett Kahr and... more...