Social Development. Alison Clarke-Stewart , Ross D. Social Development, 2nd Edition provides psychologists with a comprehensive, scholarly, engaging, and up-to-date treatment of theoretical insights and empirical findings in the field of social development. It conveys the excitement of recent advances along with the accumulated knowledge that forms the basis of the field. Psychologists will gain a better understanding of cultural variation, both among societies around the world and within our own society.
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You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Alison Clarke-Stewart , Ross D. Social Development, Second Edition offers students a fresh and unique set of perspectives on social development. Both students and instructors will find this text to be comprehensive, scholarly, engaging, and include up-to-date treatment of theoretical insights and empirical findings in the field of social development.
Parke highlight cultural variations from around the world and within our own society. They emphasize the biological underpinnings within the field of social development in a separate chapter Chapter 3 , and present discussion of research on the cutting edge of the field to capture the excitement of recent advances in this area. View Instructor Companion Site. Contact your Rep for all inquiries.
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Undetected location. NO YES. Social Development, 2nd Edition. Selected type: Paperback. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Editions Previous Next. This is a dummy description. Student View Student Companion Site. About the Author Ross D. Is Development Continuous or Discontinuous? Asher Gary W. Moffitt Kenneth A. New To This Edition Emerging Leaders — In Chapter 14, showcases 17 young scholars who are helping to shape the direction of research and policy in social development.
Combined with the Learning from Living leaders feature, it encourages students to appreciate the ways in research is conducted by real people and gives them some inspirational messages about the research process. A second new feature is the addition of quotes from children and parents real and hypothetical have been added to the text and interspersed throughout the book and highlighted in color with the goal illustrating key research findings by showing how they relate to children and families.
We have revised Social Development to include the most recent developments in theory, research and policy. The authors have added over new references to their review of the field of social development.
New topics added in this revision including role of religion in development, achievement, natural mentors and mentoring programs, sexualization of children and teens by media exposure. This text devotes a separate chapter to biological influences on social development, and also introduces biological factors in discussions of specific aspects of social development throughout the book.
Throughout the book there are eight highlighted sections addressing contemporary themes and interesting issues in social development. However, because social development does not stop there, these highlights illustrate: how social behavior changes in adulthood, how adult social behavior is influenced by earlier events in childhood, and how adolescents manage the transition to adulthood.
Social Development, 2nd Edition
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