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  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studiesby Bridget A. Walsh; Lydia DeFlorio; Melissa M. Burnham; Dana A. Weiser

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic view of individuals and families. Pioneers of research paradigms have acknowledged that the family is one setting in which human development... more...

  • Excellence in Lifeby Om Prakash Shukal

    Gyan Publishing House 2008; US$ 62.99

    In late 1980s, I was controlling a large staff, which had their own personal problems, but slowly the staff members started approaching me for guidance, though this was not part of my official duty, as such , in the beginning I was reluctant to render any advise, but I found that if the problems are not sorted out in a sympathetic manner, then this... more...

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Societyby Ronald J. Angel; Jacqueline L. Angel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional society means that these decisions are no longer determined... more...

  • Fathers in Familiesby Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer; Andrea B. Erzinger; Barbara Reichle

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 160.00

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the role of the father in the contemporary two-parent heterosexual... more...

  • Executive Functionby Sandra A. Wiebe; Julia Karbach

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of higher-order cognitive processes involved in regulating attention, thoughts,... more...

  • The Boarding School Girlsby Soosan Latham; Roya Ferdows

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    They were children. Put on a train in a strange land, they waved goodbye to a parent as they headed to an educational institution that, unbeknownst to them, was to become their new home. Separated from their loving families, they strived to meet the expectations of the grownups and, in some cases, to rebel against them. Now, independent women, compassionate... more...

  • Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspectiveby Patrick Lemaire

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective recognises the outstanding scientific legacy of Robert S. Siegler as a pioneer of modern research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan. This volume presents a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the field, using cutting-edge research to illustrate how Siegler’s work and... more...

  • Why Siblings Matterby Naomi White; Claire Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.95

    Many people grow up with at least one sibling. These siblings are often ‘fellow travellers’ through adversity or significant life events; they can act as a source of support for some children while a source of conflict for others. For these reasons, siblings are a potentially powerful influence on development and this book is one of the first of its... more...

  • Excelling in Sport Psychologyby Alison Pope-Rhodius; Sara Robinson; Sean Fitzpatrick

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Written for graduate students and early professionals who are conducting applied sport psychology work for the first time, Excelling in Sport Psychology is a guide for planning, preparing, and executing this work. Each chapter addresses a critical component of the internship experience, such as selecting a site for an internship, preparing to begin... more...

  • Adaptation and Well-Beingby Knud S Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    "According to Leo Tolstoy’s famous statement "all happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way". Knud Larsen in his book on human happines proves the opposite. Summarizing the classical and recent research in successful human adaptation, adjustment and well-being of the soul and body he shows the many faces of individual... more...