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Child Development Its Nature and Course

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ISBN-10: 0072900083

ISBN-13: 9780072900088

Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: L. Alan Sroufe, Robert G. Cooper, Ganie B. Dehart, Ganie DeHart

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This cutting-edge textbook for a chronologically organized course provides a captivating introduction to the study of child development-its theories, its themes, and its contexts. The fifth edition features the most current research and theoretical findings available and includes the trademark vignettes about three children whom students follow throughout the text. The text offers emphasis on diversity, a balance between research and applications, and coverage of the latest developments within the discipline. This new edition also features observational exercises at the end of each chapter, and a video-based set of two CD-ROMs packaged with each copy.
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Book details

List price: $284.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 8/4/2003
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

The Nature of Development
The Contexts of Development
Heredity and Prenatal Development
First Adaptations
Infant Cognitive Development
Infant Social and Emotional Development
Epilogue: Infancy
Toddler Language and Thinking
Toddler Social and Emotional Development
Epilogue: Toddlerhood
Early Childhood
Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
Epilogue: Early Childhood
Middle Childhood
Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood
Epilogue: Middle Childhood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence
Epilogue: Adolescence
Disorders and Resiliency
Developmental Psychopathology
Epilogue: Psychopathology and Individual Lives