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  • Adolescent Boy’s Literate Identityby Mary Rice

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 114.95

    The book explores a narrative inquiry with five ninth grade boys that were identified as displaying multiple literacies and looks at how these boys storied their literate identities. The boys’ collected stories moved beyond current conceptions of either identity or literacy alone and instead offered a way of looking at literate identity as simultaneously... more...

  • Young Children's Cognitive Developmentby Wolfgang Schneider; Ruth Schumann-Hengsteler; Beate Sodian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    A critical part of early childhood development is the development of "theory of mind" (ToM), which is the ability to take the perspective of another person. The main purpose of this book is to discuss and integrate findings from prominent research areas in developmental psychology that are typically studied in isolation, but are clearly related. Two... more...

  • Seeing Babies in a New Lightby Otto Koester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Seeing Babies in a New Light: The Life of Hanus Papousek presents the first in-depth examination of the scientific contributions and life of Hanus Papousek (1922-2000), a leading figure in modern infancy research. The aim is to illuminate the research and ideas of this pediatrician and scholar who was one of the first to examine systematically the... more...

  • Interaction, Communication and Developmentby Charis Psaltis; Anna Zapiti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti use both theoretical and empirical research to build on the perspectives of Piaget, Vygotsky, Moscovici, and others including the legacy... more...

  • Trust and Skepticismby Elizabeth J. Robinson; Shiri Einav

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately.? As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they need to be able to evaluate the likely truth of such... more...

  • The Baby and the Coupleby Elisabeth Fivaz-Depeursinge; Diane A. Philipp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The Baby and the Couple provides an insider?s view on how infant communication develops in the context of the family and how parents either work together as a team or struggle in the process. The authors present vignettes from everyday life as well as case studies from a longitudinal research project of infants and their parents interacting together... more...

  • Humor and Children's Developmentby Paul E Mcghee; Mary Frank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Here is the first book that is geared toward practical applications of humor with children. Health care professionals, counselors, social workers, students, and parents will find this to be a fascinating, instructive volume that illustrates how to effectively incorporate humor into children?s lives to produce enormously positive results. With a strong... more...

  • Theorising Ageing Studiesby Jason Powell

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The articles included in this e-book of the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy highlight the value of theorizing in practice - the making of meaning in social gerontology. It is envisaged that this e-book will contribute, in some way, to moving beyond the current state of affairs to show social theory and ageing for what it is: an... more...

  • What Children Need When They Grieveby Julia Wilcox Rathkey

    Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 12.95

    GIVE YOUR CHILDREN WHAT THEY NEED MOST When Julia Wilcox Rathkey lost her husband, her three children lost their father. Within hours, it became sharply clear that each child--a twelve-year-old daughter and twin ten-year-old sons--would grieve the loss in a radically different way. While one harbored anger, another experienced denial, and the third... more...

  • Erkennen emotionalen Ausdrucksverhaltens bei Jugendlichen in der Adoleszenzby Uwe Kissels

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 38.30

    Emotionen sind ständige Begleiter unseres Lebens, denen wir bewusst oder unbewusst gewahr werden. Sie dienen der Kommunikation und der sozialen Interaktion und helfen uns, das eigene Verhalten schnell und flexibel an Situationen anzupassen. Ein Beispiel: Ein Freund von Ihnen rennt mit einem wütenden Gesicht auf Sie zu. Sie sehen seinen Gesichtsausdruck... more...