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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.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2016-03-17
Download Book : 456 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781473953017


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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here The Second Edition of An Introduction to Child Development has been fully updated to provide a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence. Equipping students with an appreciation of critical issues in the field and an understanding of empirical research that bears on the study of children, the text provides balanced coverage of topics and theoretical perspectives that represent both classic and cutting edge work in child development. In terms of new content, it now covers more on the biological foundations of development, plus new chapters on moral development and applied developmental psychology. The Second Edition includes the following features: - learning points - section & chapter summaries, - end-of-chapter glossaries - suggestions for further reading - sample multiple choice questions - sidebars featuring in depth discussions of key research findings or points of debate within the field of child development. The text comes with a dedicated website with resources for both students and instructors.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2009-02-27
Download Book : 424 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781446204009


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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here The Second Edition of An Introduction to Child Development has been fully updated to provide a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence. Equipping students with an appreciation of critical issues in the field and an understanding of empirical research that bears on the study of children, the text provides balanced coverage of topics and theoretical perspectives that represent both classic and cutting edge work in child development. In terms of new content, it now covers more on the biological foundations of development, plus new chapters on moral development and applied developmental psychology. The Second Edition includes the following features: - learning points - section & chapter summaries, - end-of-chapter glossaries - suggestions for further reading - sample multiple choice questions - sidebars featuring in depth discussions of key research findings or points of debate within the field of child development. The text comes with a dedicated website with resources for both students and instructors.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2009-02-27
Download Book : 424 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1446241246


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An Introduction to Child Development, Second Edition has been fully updated and now includes some new chapters. It still provides undergraduate students in psychology and students in other disciplines who undertake the study of child development with a text that provides a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2009-03-12
Download Book : 405 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781412911146


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An Introduction to Child Development has established itself as the most popular and useful text available on child development. In a comprehensive coverage of the subject, the book explores all areas of child development, from the theories of Piaget and Freud to a discussion of the nature of intelligence and the effects of the media on aggression in children. This book features: • background readings illustrating key points • examination style questions • summary boxes • end of topic reviews • marginal comments, questions and activities • a user-friendly, no nonsense approach An Introduction to Child Development is widely used by students of GCSE Psychology, and as an introductory text to child development, nursery nursing, and some BTEC and vocational A level courses. It is also valuable to people working with children and interested parents.

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Genre Book : Child development
Author Book : G. C. Davenport
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release Book : 1994
Download Book : 333 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0003223558


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A complete course-based book on child development and child psychology represented lucidly: Pre and neo-natal development, developmental methods and principles, care, diseases, aspects of development and special needs of disadvantage child.

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Author Book : Maimun Nisha
Publisher : Gyan Publishing House
Release Book : 2006
Download Book : 346 Pages
ISBN-10 : 8182053730


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Genre Book : Child development
Author Book : Guy R. Lefrançois
Publisher : Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Book : 1973
Download Book : 402 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015000789001


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'An excellent text which offers students a rounded view of early years in the context of political agendas, while still maintaining the child at the centre of provision and understanding.' - Stephanie Evans, University of Cumbria 'Fully up-to-date with an accessible layout and style and a balance between current research, theory and practice, this new edition will prove to be a valuable resource for all students and practitioners.' - Jan Marks, Senior Lecturer, Early Years, University of Chester 'This should be a key text for all studying and teaching in the field of early years.' - Ioanna Paliologou, Centre for Educational Studies, University of Hull This new edition of an iconic book examines the key themes involved in the study of young children and childhood from a variety of disciplines and international perspectives, making essential links between theory and practice to help you apply your learning in real-life settings. Key additions: New chapters on cultural-historical child development and childhood in a digital age Renewed emphasis on reflective practice across Part 4, supporting and encouraging your professional development New Reflection Points encourage deeper discussion and critical reflection, ideal for testing your understanding The latest on changes in early years policy and practice Throughout, case studies, exercises and links to further reading help you engage with key issues and test your learning, making it easier for you to get to grips with all aspects of your course.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Trisha Maynard
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2013-11-01
Download Book : 352 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781446296264


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Focusing on the earliest years (0-8), the new edition of this bestselling textbook continues to provide a comprehensive overview of the research, theory, and current practice in the field of child development. The new edition is fully up to date with current policy and legislation and now includes; · New ‘Research boxes’ in each chapter helping students link theory to practice · Increased coverage on children’s social and emotional development · A brand new companion website including a selection of free SAGE Journal articles, annotated further readings, weblinks and useful online materials.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Kevin Crowley
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2017-03-20
Download Book : 320 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781526412737


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Genre Book : Child development
Author Book : Frieda Kiefer Merry
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Release Book : 1940
Download Book : 330 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015062755213