Children's Personal and Social Development / Edition 1

Children's Personal and Social Development / Edition 1

by Karen Littleton
     
 

This is one of a series of four books which form part of The Open University course Child Development. The series provides a detailed and thorough undergraduate-level introduction to the central concepts, theories, current issues and research evidence in developmental psychology.

Children's Personal and Social Development gives an up-to-date and

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Overview

This is one of a series of four books which form part of The Open University course Child Development. The series provides a detailed and thorough undergraduate-level introduction to the central concepts, theories, current issues and research evidence in developmental psychology.

Children's Personal and Social Development gives an up-to-date and accessible account of work addressing an area of psychological enquiry that has grown rapidly in recent years, namely the study of children’s personal and social development. Each of the chapters focuses on a specific key issue or topic, for example parenting or gender identity, and discusses associated theories and research. The chapters have been prepared by leading researchers in relevant fields and members of The Open University course team.

Children's Personal and Social Development is a course text for the Open University course ED209.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405116947
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Child Development Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Sharon Ding is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University.

Karen Littleton is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Parenting.

2. Disturbed and Disturbing Behaviour.

3. Siblings and Peer Relationships.

4. Self.

5. Gender identity and the Development of Gender Roles.

6. Young Consumers.

7. National Identities.

8. Integrative Conclusion

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