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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
This clear and authoritative text provides a trenchant critique of dichotomous thinking and goes on to describe and exemplify an alternative view of development, showing the power of ecological and dynamic systems perspectives. Thematic chapters identify the classic assumptions of the nature-nurture debate and present the reader with new ways of thinking... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 48.99
The aim of this book is to define and discuss the key issues raised by new findings in the study of quantitative development. One basic question addressed is how the abilities reported in infants and young children relate to later development. In some accounts, one is left with the impression that infants possess all the fundamental skills that make... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 25.00
Marjorie Taylor provides an informed look at current thinking about pretend friends, dispelling any myths about them. Not only are imaginary companions surprisingly common, the children who have them tend to be less shy than other children, and are also better able to focus their attention and to see things from another person's perspective. more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2006; US$ 195.00
The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development presents a comprehensive summary of research into child development from age two to seven. Comprises 30 contributions from both established scholars and emerging leaders in the field The editors have a distinguished reputation in early childhood development Covers biological development,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 60.95
What is childhood and why, and how, did psychology come to be the arbiter of 'correct'or 'normal' development? How do actual lived childhoods connect with theories about child development? In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology... more...
- Australian Academic Press 2007; US$ 11.99
This book doesnt shy away from many vexing and challenging issues, some of which have been debated by the profession for a very long time. Its audience is far more than advanced undergraduates, however. Due to its timely and specific relevance, it is as pertinent to the practising professional as it is to senior students who have decided that... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 30.00
Ce manuel a été réalisé par l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé pour aider les pays disposant de ressources limitées dans leurs efforts visant à réduire la mortalité néonatale et à assurer les soins aux nouveau-nés présentant des problèmes dus à des complications de la grossesse... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book is devoted to "Human Development" - something almost intuitively longed for by the many people who want to see human beings accorded , on their own merits as unique individuals, a central, privileged position within the social system, and not merely treated as a "commodified", "monetarised" components of the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 89.00
Leading scholars, offering international and multidisciplinary viewpoints, examine the meaning of home to elders and the ways in which this meaning may be sustained, threatened, or modified according to changes associated with growing old. Organized into four sections--The Essence of Home, Disruptions of Home, Creating and Recreating Home, and Community... more...