The second edition of this classic and renowned text retains the features of the previous edition with its comprehensive coverage of physical/cognitive development and social personality development for each stage of life. The book features exceptional coverage of lifespan across cultures and cross-ethnic research and also incorporates an expanded section on the biological explanations and theories of development. *Expanded section on biological explanations and theories of development *Increased emphasis on the emotional aspects of development *Expanded section on the theories of ageing *Includes new references and marginal thinking questions
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Lifespan Development presents the optimum balance between theory, research, and practical application on the topic of human development. Readers will appreciate the personal and accessible writing style of this book, yet recognize the theoretical clarity and rigor of research used in presenting the most current and relevant discussions for the study of development in the twenty-first century.
For anyone interested in development through the lifespan. This book will be relevant to readers involved in the fields of psychology, education, human development, nursing, home economics, and family studies.About the Author:
Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College–Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.
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Book Description Longman - Addison-Wesley, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11032101121X
Book Description Longman, 1997. Gebundene Ausgabe. Book Condition: Neu. Gebraucht - Wie neu Unbenutzt. Schnelle Lieferung, Kartonverpackung. Abzugsfähige Rechnung. Bei Mehrfachbestellung werden die Versandkosten anteilig erstattet. - Sehr guter Zustand - UNBENUTZT - schnelle Lieferung, abzugsfähige Rechnung liegt bei 620 pp. Deutsch. Bookseller Inventory # INF1000038068
Book Description Longman - Addison-Wesley, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M032101121X