Child and Adolescent Development An Advanced Course

ISBN-10: 0470176571

ISBN-13: 9780470176573

Edition: 2008

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List price: $130.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/14/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.344

William Damon is Professor of Education at Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.Susan Verducci is Senior Research Associate at the Center on Adolescence at Stanford University and coordinator of the GoodWork Project.William Damon is Professor of Education at Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.Susan Verducci is Senior Research Associate at the Center on Adolescence at Stanford University and coordinator of the GoodWork Project.

Richard M. Lerner is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the Director of the Applied Developmental Science Institute in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. A developmental psychologist, Lerner received a Ph.D. in 1971 from the City University of New York. He has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Psychological Association, and American Psychological Society. Prior to joining Tufts University, he held administrative posts at Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Boston College, where he was the Anita L. Brennan Professor of Education and the Director of the Center for Child, Family, and Community Partnerships. In 1994-95, he held the Tyner Eminent Scholar Chair in the Human Sciences at Florida State University. He is author or editor of 55 books and more than 360 scholarly articles and chapters. He edited Volume 1 (Theoretical Models of Human Development) for the fifth edition of the Handbook of Child Psychology. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence and Applied Developmental Science. He is known for his theory of, and research about, relations between life-span human development and contextual or ecological change. Lerner has done foundational studies of adolescents' relations with their peer, family, school, and community contexts and is a leader in the study of public policies and community-based programs aimed at the promotion of positive youth development. With Sage, he authored America's Youth in Crisis: Challenges and Options for Programs and Policies (1995), co-edited the four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science, and is co-editing the two-volume Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science.

Social Development, Arizona State University.

Introduction
The Scientific Study of Child and Adolescent Development: Forefront Issues in the Field Today
Biological Foundations
Neural Bases of Cognitive Development
Temperament
Parental and Peer Relations
Socialization in the Family
Personality, Self, and Self-Concept
Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups
Personality Development
The Self
Language and Thought
Acquiring Linguistic Constructions
Conceptual Development
Development in the Arts: Drawing and Music
Emotion and Motivation
Emotional Development: Action, Communication, and Understanding
Development of Achievement Motivation
Prosocial Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, and Moral Development
Aggression and Antisocial Behavior in Youth
The Development of Morality
Adolescence
The Second Decade: What Develops and How
Adolescent Development in Interpersonal Context
Diversity in Development
Cultural and Cognitive Development
Gender Development
Phenomenology and Ecological Systems Theory: Development of Diverse Groups
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