Persons in Context: Developmental Processes

Persons in Context: Developmental Processes

by Niall Bolger
     
 

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This volume brings together essays by a group of distinguished researchers that assess our progress in understanding the processes linking persons and contexts in the course of development. The contributors represent various disciplines, including developmental, personality, and clinical psychology; behavioral genetics; and sociology. They also are identified with a… See more details below

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This volume brings together essays by a group of distinguished researchers that assess our progress in understanding the processes linking persons and contexts in the course of development. The contributors represent various disciplines, including developmental, personality, and clinical psychology; behavioral genetics; and sociology. They also are identified with a wide range of methodological approaches, including longitudinal studies, laboratory experiments, field observations, and the sequential analysis of social interactions.

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On human development in an evolving social context. Presents recent advances in theory and research on two central topics: how environments influence individuals in the course of development and how individuals select and shape the environments that influence their development. For workers in developmental psychology, personality, social psychology, family sociology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780521035842
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Human Development in Cultural and Historical Contexts Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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