Conflict in Child and Adolescent Development

Conflict in Child and Adolescent Development

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Cambridge University Press
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Conflict in Child and Adolescent Development

This book is unique in focusing on the role of conflict in psychological and social development: the hows, whens, wheres, and whys of conflict in everyday life. A major theme of Conflict in Child and Adolescent Development is how the management of conflict can enhance the psychological growth of individuals and strengthen relationships among people.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521483773
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2014
Series: Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotional Development Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 463
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of contributors; Conflict and development: an introduction Carolyn U. Shantz and Willard W. Hartup; Part I. Conflict and the Processes of Development: 1. Theoretical perspectives on conflict and development Jaan Valsiner and Robert B. Cairns; 2. The education of reason: cognitive conflict and its role in intellectual development Michael Chapman and Michelle L. McBride; 3. Conflict and the development of social understanding Judy Dunn and Cheryl Slomkowski; 4. Conflict talk: approaches to adversative discourse Catherine Garvey and Carolyn U. Shantz; 5. Conflict and emotions in marital, sibling, and peer relationships Lynn Fainsilber Katz, Laurie Kramer and John M. Gottman; Part II. Conflict and Interpersonal Relationships: 6. The social structure of early conflict: interaction, relationships, and alliances Hildy S. Ross and Cheryl L. Conant; 7. Conflict and friendship relations Willard W. Hartup; 8. Conflict and relationships during adolescence W. Andrew Collins and Brett Laursen; 9. Conflicts between siblings Deborah Lowe Vandell and Mark Dixon Bailey; 10. Family conflicts and their developmental implications: a conceptual analysis of meanings for the structure of relationships Robert E. Emery; Part III. Conflict and Developmental Adaptations: 11. Conflict and the development of antisocial behavior David G. Perry, Louise C. Perry and Elizabeth Kennedy; 12. Conflict management and social competence Martha Putallaz and Blair H. Sheppard; 13. Conflict and group relations Frances E. Aboud; 14. Conflict and child maltreatment Patricia Minuchin; 15. Intervention programs for the management of conflict Wyndol Furman and Elizabeth L. McQuaid; Author index; Subject index.

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