In this topically organized introduction to child development, John Santrock balances the content instructors want with the and pedagogy students need. Child Development 9th edition continues Santrock’s tradition of presenting cutting edge research and offering strong, integrated coverage of culture, ethnicity and gender, and school related issues. An expert consultant reviewed each chapter to ensure that the latest research is reflected. For students, the text’s highly praised pedagogical system has been enhanced to improve understanding of how all of the material fits together.
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John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches developmental psychology and educational psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and introductory psychology at the undergraduate level. Dr. Santrock's research on father custody is widely cited and used in expert witness testimony to promote flexibility and alternative considerations in custody disputes. His research has included publication in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He recently was a member of the editorial board of Developmental Psychology and his publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: CHILD DEVELOPMENT, Eighth Edition; LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT, Seventh Edition; CHILDREN, Sixth Edition; PSYCHOLOGY, Sixth Edition; and EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072420049