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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. They also show that marriage, pregnancy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
The contributors to this book aim to establish a firm foundation for the role of relationships in human activity and health and to promote strong research by bringing together in one place most of the best research and theory on development and relationships. Their goal is to stimulate a more radical inclusion of relationships in mind, an ecological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Research on the development of human infants has revealed remarkable capacities in recent years. This work reviews a number of issues in early human development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
This volume reports an unusual study spanning 16 years with survey data from more than 200 families (parents and children). It will be of interest to researchers and policy-makers concerned with families, personality, and social development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This volume reflects a continuation of the concerns of the Institute of Child Development with the nature and content of development in multiple contexts. It comes at a most welcome point since the Institute--in collaboration with the University of Minnesota's Department of Psychology--now participates in a jointly shared graduate training program... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
One of the paradoxes in developmental theory is the child's simultaneous intrapsychic and interpsychic development. While the child is growing in mental capacity and struggling to define self, behaviors are also being learned whose function is to integrate self into a social network, which often means that egocentric behaviors are in conflict with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
In 1928, Margaret Mead published her first book, entitled Coming of Age in Samoa, in which she described to the Western world an exotic culture where people "came of age" with a minimum of "storm and stress." In 1983, Derek Freeman, an Australian anthropologist, published a book in which he systematically attacked Mead's conclusions about that culture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00
This volume is an exploration of the idea that how we describe and explain human development will be closely tied to our understanding of what contexts are, how individuals and contexts become influential for one another, what contexts do to and with individuals, and how contexts and their influences change themselves across time. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Thinking and reasoning are key activities for human beings. In this book a distinguished set of contributors provides a wide readership with up-to-date scientific advances in the developmental psychology of thinking and reasoning, both at the theoretical and empirical levels. The first part of the book illustrates how modern approaches to the... more...