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  • Family Systems and Life-span Developmentby Kurt Kreppner; Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of theoretical models, methodological strategies, and substantive... more...

  • Reasoning, Necessity, and Logicby Willis F. Overton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    A presentation of current work that systematically explores and articulates the nature, origin and development of reasoning, this volume's primary aim is to describe and examine contemporary theory and research findings on the topic of deductive reasoning. Many contributors believe concepts such as "structure," "competence," and "mental logic" are... more...

  • Social Structure and Agingby K. Warner Schaie; Carmi Schooler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process of psychological development in relation to issues... more...

  • Age Structuring in Comparative Perspectiveby David I. Kertzer; K. Warner Schaie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring by relating the changing societal level processes and... more...

  • The Late Teenage Yearsby Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra; Joan Schachter

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 17.95

    The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to the physical development of his/her sexual body, and the changing relationship to the parents and to the world in which he/she lives. We have to take into account... more...

  • Embodiment and Epigenesis: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Understanding the Role of Biology within the Relational Developmental Systemby Richard M Lerner; Janette B. Benson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 114.00

    Volume 45 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of embodiment and epigenesis. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including multiple trajectories in the developmental psychobiology of human handedness and the integration of culture and biology in human... more...

  • Working with Piagetby Anastasia Tryphon; Jacques Voneche

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    For fifty years Bärbel Inhelder (1913-1997) was the research companion of Jean Piaget. In this unique volume, published in her honour, leading international researchers examine the various aspects of her work and ideas and her contribution to developmental psychology. Following an initial chapter establishing Inhelder's stature as an independent researcher... more...

  • Moodby Patrick M. Burke

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    A reader-friendly yet in-depth overview of the latest research on mood as the way we are tuned to the world.        This book examines the central role that mood plays in determining our outlook on life and our ability to cope with its challenges. The central theme is that mood determines how we are tuned to the world. Tuning emerges over the course... more...

  • What Do Mothers Want?by Sheila F. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What do mothers want and need from their parenting partners, their extended families, their friends, colleagues, and communities? And what can mental health professionals do to help them meet their daunting responsibilities in the contemporary world? The talented contributors to What Do Mothers Want? address these questions from perspectives that... more...

  • Teenage Pregnancyby Anne L Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in successivegenerations in some families, despite education... more...