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Developmental psychology

  • Children at Playby

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25

    As they play, children do more than imagine--they also invent life-long approaches to thinking, feeling, and relating to other people. For nearly a century, clinical psychologists have been concerned with the content and interpersonal meaning of play. More recently, developmental psychologists have concentrated on the links between the emergence of... more...

  • Handbook of Adult Development and Learningby

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    The Intersection of Adult Development and Learning is the first handbook to explore the ways in which adult roles, functions, interests, motivations, and contexts lead to synchronous development and learning. The chapters in this volume, written by leaders in their respective areas, elaborate on topics that show the interplay between adult development... more...

  • Life-span Perspectives and Social Psychologyby R. P. Abeles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Brothers and Sistersby Henry Abramovitch

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 56.00

    Growing up, we typically spend more time with our brothers and sisters than we do with our parents. In an age of divorce, mobility, and alienation, the sibling bond is often the only one that really lasts. Given that brothers and sisters are such a fundamental aspect of human existence, it is remarkable that they have received so little in-depth... more...

  • Deep Playby Diane Ackerman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    With A Natural History of the Senses , Diane Ackerman let her free-ranging intellect loose on the natural world.  Now in Deep Play she tackles the realm of creativity, by exploring one of the most essential aspects of our characters: the abitlity to play. "Deep play" is that more intensified form of play that puts us in a rapturous mood and awakens... more...

  • Young Child Observationby Simonetta M.G. Adamo; Margaret Rustin

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 82.95

    Observing young children at play is an everyday and often fascinating and pleasurable experience for many of us. It also has a great pedigree in the development of psychoanalysis from Freud's observation of his grandson's game with the cotton-reel onwards.This book describes the practice of observing young children in home and nursery settings in a... more...

  • Patterns of Attachmentby M. D.S. Ainsworth; M. C. Blehar; E. Waters; S. Wall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Patterns of Attachmentby Mary D. Salter Ainsworth; Mary C. Blehar; Everett Waters; Sally N. Wall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Ethological attachment theory is a landmark of 20th century social and behavioral sciences theory and research. This new paradigm for understanding primary relationships across the lifespan evolved from John Bowlby?s critique of psychoanalytic drive theory and his own clinical observations, supplemented by his knowledge of fields as diverse as primate... more...

  • Conceptualising Child-Adult Relationsby Leena Alanen; Berry Mayall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    Conceptualising Child-Adult Relations focuses on how children conceptualise and experience child-adult relations. The authors explore the idea of generation as a key to understanding children's agency in intersection with social worlds which are largely organised and ordered by adults. The authors explore two interconnected themes: how children define... more...

  • Play Fightingby Owen Aldis

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Play Fighting considers the possible benefits of play for humans and animals. This book is divided into two main topics?animal play and human play. In these topics, this text specifically discusses the definition, evolution, and function of play; criteria of chasing and play fighting; function of laughter in human play; and spurious correlation between... more...