Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science: Theory and Method (7th Revised edition)

Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science: Theory and Method (7th Revised edition)

By: Peter C. M. Molenaar (author), Willis F. Overton (author), Richard M. Lerner (editor_in_chief)Hardback

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The essential reference for human development theory, updated and reconceptualized The Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work to which all others are compared. First published in 1946, and now in its Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been considered the definitive guide to the field of developmental science. Volume 1, Theory and Method, presents a rich mix of classic and contemporary theoretical perspectives, but the dominant views throughout are marked by an emphasis on the dynamic interplay of all facets of the developmental system across the life span, incorporating the range of biological, cognitive, emotional, social, cultural, and ecological levels of analysis. Examples of the theoretical approaches discussed in the volume include those pertinent to human evolution, self regulation, the development of dynamic skills, and positive youth development. The research, methodological, and applied implications of the theoretical models discussed in the volume are presented. * Understand the contributions of biology, person, and context to development within the embodied ecological system * Discover the relations among individual, the social world, culture, and history that constitute human development * Examine the methods of dynamic, developmental research * Learn person-oriented methodological approaches to assessing developmental change The scholarship within this volume and, as well, across the four volumes of this edition, illustrate that developmental science is in the midst of a very exciting period. There is a paradigm shift that involves increasingly greater understanding of how to describe, explain, and optimize the course of human life for diverse individuals living within diverse contexts. This Handbook is the definitive reference for educators, policy-makers, researchers, students, and practitioners in human development, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and neuroscience.

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Foreword to the Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Seventh Edition vii Preface xv Volume 1 Preface xxiii Contributors xxv 1 CONCEPTS, THEORY, AND METHOD IN DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE: A VIEW OF THE ISSUES 1 Willis F. Overton and Peter C. M. Molenaar 2 PROCESSES, RELATIONS, AND RELATIONAL-DEVELOPMENTAL-SYSTEMS 9 Willis F. Overton 3 DYNAMIC SYSTEMS IN DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE 63 David C. Witherington 4 DYNAMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THINKING, FEELING, AND ACTING 113 Michael F. Mascolo and Kurt W. Fischer 5 BIOLOGY, DEVELOPMENT, AND HUMAN SYSTEMS 162 Robert Lickliter and Hunter Honeycutt 6 ETHOLOGY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 208 Patrick Bateson 7 NEUROSCIENCE, EMBODIMENT, AND DEVELOPMENT 244 Peter J. Marshall 8 THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGENCY 284 Bryan W. Sokol, Stuart I. Hammond, Janet Kuebli, and Leah Sweetman 9 DIALECTICAL MODELS OF SOCIALIZATION 323 Leon Kuczynski and Jan De Mol 10 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND CULTURE 369 Jayanthi Mistry and Ranjana Dutta 11 EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONSCIOUSNESS 407 Michael Lewis 12 DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONAL AND CULTURAL IDENTITIES 452 Michael J. Chandler and William L. Dunlop 13 MORAL DEVELOPMENT 484 Elliot Turiel 14 DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-REGULATION 523 Megan M. McClelland, G. John Geldhof, Claire E. Cameron, and Shannon B. Wanless 15 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 566 E. Mark Cummings and Kristin Valentino 16 POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND RELATIONAL-DEVELOPMENTAL-SYSTEMS 607 Richard M. Lerner, Jacqueline V. Lerner, Edmond P. Bowers, and G. John Geldhof 17 SYSTEMS METHODS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL RESEARCH 652 Peter C. M. Molenaar and John R. Nesselroade 18 NEUROSCIENTIFIC METHODS WITH CHILDREN 683 Michelle de Haan 19 MIXED METHODS IN DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE 713 Patrick H. Tolan and Nancy L. Deutsch 20 GROWTH CURVE MODELING AND LONGITUDINAL FACTOR ANALYSIS 758 Nilam Ram and Kevin J. Grimm 21 PERSON-ORIENTED METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES 789 Alexander von Eye, Lars R. Bergman, and Chueh-An Hsieh Author Index 843 Subject Index 869

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  • publication date: 24/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781118136775
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 912
  • ID: 9781118136775
  • weight: 2236
  • ISBN10: 1118136772
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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