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Life-Span Development: a Case Book

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ISBN-10: 053459767X

ISBN-13: 9780534597672

Edition: 8th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman, Laura Landry-Meyer, Brenda J. Lohman

List price: $127.95
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LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT: A CASE BOOK uses lively, contemporary case studies to illustrate development transitions and challenges in every stage of life. The authors have chosen these cases for their ability to fascinate, engage, and stimulate. Together with thought-provoking questions for analysis, the case studies create a learning experience that helps readers use multiple perspectives to analyze and interpret life events.
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Book details

List price: $127.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Barbara M. Newman (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Rhode Island. She has also been on the faculty at Russell Sage College and The Ohio State University, where she served as department chair in Human Development and Family Science and as associate provost for Faculty Recruitment and Development. She teaches courses in life-span development, adolescence, family theories, and the research process. Also an active researcher, Dr. Newman's interests focus on parent-child relationships in early adolescence, factors that promote success in the transition to high school, and the use of the cohort sequential…    

Philip R. Newman (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is involved in research on the transition to high school as well as on group identity and alienation. His projects include an analysis of issues related to disrupted transitions in adolescence and early adulthood, and a book about how high schools can meet the psychosocial needs of adolescents. He has taught courses in introductory psychology, adolescence, social psychology, developmental psychology, counseling, and family, school, and community contexts for development. He served as the director for Research and Evaluation of the Young Scholars Program at The Ohio State University and as the director of the Human Behavior Curriculum Project…    

Preface
Introduction
Theory and Research
Pregnancy and Prenatal Development
Infancy
Toddlerhood
Early School Age
Middle Childhood
Early Adolescence
Later Adolescence
Early Adulthood
Middle Adulthood
Later Adulthood
Very Old Age
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