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Child Development A Thematic Approach

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ISBN-10: 0618608656

ISBN-13: 9780618608652

Edition: 6th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Danuta Bukatko, Marvin W. Daehler

List price: $239.95
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Bukatko/Daehler's CHILD DEVELOPMENT: A THEMATIC APPROACH provides a comprehensive, topically organized, up-to-date picture of development from conception to adolescence. Most important, it draws students' attention to the themes that replay themselves throughout the course of development, fundamental issues that resurface continually and that provide coherence to sometimes seemingly disparate research. The themes can serve as frameworks to help students further understand and remember the multitude of facts about child development. Bukatko/Daehler's sixth edition text draws on five themes, Nature and Nurture, Sociocultural Influence, Continuity/Discontinuity, Interaction among Domains, and…    
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Book details

List price: $239.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/16/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Danuta (Diane) Bukatko (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is Professor of Psychology and currently holds the Joseph H. Maguire Professorship in Education at Holy Cross College. She has a long-standing interest in cognitive and gender-role development in children, as well as the teaching of psychology. Her current research focuses on children's understanding of gender and power.

Marvin W. Daehler is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a Fellow in Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of the American Psychological Association as well as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. He has been Associate Editor for the journal CHILD DEVELOPMENT and the MONOGRAPHS OF THE SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT, a reviewer for research articles submitted to numerous other developmental publications, and has served on grant review panels for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Education. He has also served as Associate Chair, Director of Graduate Studies, and Director of…    

Themes and Theories
Studying Child Development
Genetics and Heredity
The Prenatal Period and Birth
Brain, Motor Skill, and Physical Development
Basic Learning and Perception
Language
Cognition
Social Cognition
Achievement
Emotion
Self and Values
Gender
The Family
Peers
Beyond Family and Peers