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Introduction to Theories of Human Development

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ISBN-10: 0761926399

ISBN-13: 9780761926399

Edition: 2004

Authors: Neil J. Salkind

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"The book is well written and the theorists and their respective work are well-presented and clearly explained. . . . As a text dealing with the historical overview of major theorists and their work in human development over the last century or so, it is extremely strong and could be widely used in a variety of both undergraduate and graduate courses." nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Ann C. Diver-Stamnes, Humboldt State University "In general, I found the websites and…    
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Book details

List price: $179.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/22/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.10" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Neil J. Salkind received his PhD from the University of Maryland in Human Development. After teaching for 35 years at the University of Kansas, he remains a professor emeritus in the department of psychology and research in education, where he continues to collaborate with colleagues and work with students. His early interests were in the area of children's cognitive development, and after research in the areas of cognitive style and (what was then known as) hyperactivity, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina's Bush Center for Child and Family Policy. His work then changed direction to focus on child and family policy, specifically the impact of alternative forms…    

An Introduction & Important Ideas
An Introduction to the Study of Human Development
Trends & Issues in Human Development
The Maturational & Biological Approaches
Arnold Gesell and the Maturational Model
The Importance of Biology: Sociobiology & Ethology
The Psychodynamic Approach
Sigmund Freud's Psychosexual Theory
Erik Erikson's Focus on Psychosocial Development
The Behavioral Perspective
The Behavioral Models of Development
Social Learning Theory
The Cognitive Developmental View
Jean Piaget's Cognitive Model
Lev Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory of Development
A Comparative Analysis
Comparing Theories of Human Development