An Introduction to Child Development (3rd ed.)

by Thomas Keenan, Subhadra Evans, Kevin Crowley

Series: SAGE Foundations of Psychology series

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  • 9781446274019
  • 9781473953031
  • 9781473953017

An Introduction to Child Development, Third Edition provides undergraduate students in psychology and other disciplines with a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence, in a readily accessible format. It equips students with an appreciation of the critical issues, while providing balanced coverage of topics that represent both classic and cutting edge work in this vast and fascinating field.

The new edition has been fully updated and features:

  • Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on fetal learning and the role of play
  • New and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social development
  • New features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matter
  • Access to an enhanced SAGE Edge companion website which features online readings, Powerpoint Slides, ‘Test Yourself’ questions and much more (https://edge.sagepub.com/keenan3e).
This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.


  • SAGE Publications; March 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473953031
  • Edition: 3
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  • Title: An Introduction to Child Development
  • Series: SAGE Foundations of Psychology series
  • Author: Thomas Keenan; Subhadra Evans; Kevin Crowley
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781446274019
  • 9781473953031
  • 9781473953017

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This textbook is a very good choice for an introductory course in developmental psychology. The text is well structured, it reads well, and it covers the main topics in an updated, engaging and comprehensible manner without being too voluminous. 

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781446274019
  • 9781473953031
  • 9781473953017