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Human Development A Life-Span View

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ISBN-10: 0495130672

ISBN-13: 9780495130673

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Robert V. Kail, John C. Cavanaugh

List price: $85.95
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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, Fourth Edition provides students with balanced coverage of the entire life span. John C. Cavanaugh's extensive research in gerontology, combined with Robert V. Kail's expertise in childhood and adolescence, result in a textbook that presents complete and balanced coverage of all life stages. Utilizing a modified chronological approach, the authors trace development from conception through late life in sequential order, while also dedicating several chapters to important topical issues pertaining to particular points in the life span. This Fourth Edition includes unparalleled technology integration to help students better understand and remember the enormous amount of information covered in this course.
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Book details

List price: $85.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/28/2006
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 781
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Prenatal Development, Infancy, and Early Childhood
The Study of Human Development
Biological Foundations: Heredity, Prenatal Development, and Birth
Tools for Exploring the World: Physical Development in Infancy and Early Childhood
The Emergence of Thought and Language: Cognitive Development in Infancy and Early Childhood
Entering the Social World: Socio-Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood
School-Age Children and Adolescents
Off to School: Cognitive and Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Expanding Social Horizons: Socio-Emotional Development in Middle Childhood
Rites of Passage: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescents
Moving into the Adult Social World: Socio-Emotional Development in Adolescents
Young and Middle Adulthood
Becoming an Adult: Physical, Cognitive, and Personality Development
Being with Others: Forming Relationships in Young and Middle Adulthood
Work and Leisure: Occupational and Lifestyle Issues in Young and Middle Adulthood
Making It in Midlife: The Unique Challenges of Middle Adulthood
Late Adulthood
The Personal Context of Later Life: Physical, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues
Social Aspects of Later Life: Psychosocial, Retirement, Relationship, and Societal Issues
The Final Passage: Dying and Bereavement
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
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