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Lifespan Development By Denise Boyd

Lifespan Development by Denise Boyd

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This edition of 'Lifespan Development' continues to offer an up-to-date research base, a strong pedagogical programme & attention to successful ageing & cultural & gender issues. Each chapter has been thoroughly reviewed by expert consultants.

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Lifespan Development Summary

Lifespan Development: United States Edition by Denise Boyd

Lifespan Development offers strong applications, learning objectives, and integrated assessment.

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Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS.

1. Basic Concepts and Methods.

2. Theories of Development.

3. Prenatal Development and Birth.


Policy Question: Should Pregnant Women Who Use Illicit Drugs Be Prosecuted?

II. INFANCY.

4. Physical, Sensory, and Perceptual Development in Infancy.

5. Cognitive Development in Infancy.

6. Social and Personality Development in Infancy.

Policy Question: Are "Save Haven" Policies a Good Idea?

III. EARLY CHILDHOOD.

7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood.

8. Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood.


Policy Question: "Deadbeat Dads": Irresponsible Parents or Political Scapegoats?

IV. MIDDLE CHILDHOOD.

9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood.

10. Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood.

Policy Question: Has Test-Based Reform Improved Schools in the United States?

V. ADOLESCENCE.

11. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence.

12. Social and Personality Development in Adolescence.


Policy Question: Should Video Games be Regulated by the Government?

VI. EARLY ADULTHOOD.

13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood.

14. Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood.

Policy Question: What Reforms are Needed in the Student Loan System?

VII. MIDDLE ADULTHOOD

15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood.

16. Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood.


Policy Question: What Types of Couples Should be Sanctioned by Society?

VIII. LATE ADULTHOOD AND THE END OF LIFE.

17. Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood.

18. Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood.
19. Death, Dying, and Bereavement.


Policy Question: How Should Stem Cell Research Be Funded and Regulated?

Additional information

CIN000236414
9780205540877
0205540872
Lifespan Development: United States Edition by Denise Boyd
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2008-02-15
704
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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