Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 3

Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 3

by F. Philip Rice
ISBN-10:
013805276X
ISBN-13:
9780138052768
Pub. Date:
11/28/1997
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 3

Broad and thorough, solidly research based, and made lively, practical, and personal through anecdotes and real-life examples, this introduction to human development offers a combination topical/chronological approach, an eclectic theoretical perspective, and a focus on contemporary issues and concerns. Discusses topics under three major age divisions — childhood, adolescence, and adulthood — focusing on development throughout the life-span. Topics include: perspectives, physical development, cognitive development, emotional development and social development. Appropriate for readers interested in Human Development, Growth and Development, Developmental Psychology, and Life-Span Development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780138052768
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 759
Product dimensions: 8.89(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xxi
PART ONE The Study of Human Development Over the Life Span 2(44)
1 A Life-Span Developmental Perspective
2(22)
2 Theories of Development
24(22)
PART TWO The Beginnings of Human Life 46(60)
3 Heredity, Environmental Influences, and Prenatal Development
46(36)
4 Childbirth and the Neonate
82(24)
PART THREE Child Development 106(192)
5 Perspectives on Child Development
106(14)
6 Physical Development
120(38)
7 Cognitive Development
158(48)
8 Emotional Development
206(32)
9 Social Development
238(60)
PART FOUR Adolescent Development 298(130)
10 Perspectives on Adolescent Development
298(16)
11 Physical Development
314(24)
12 Cognitive Development
338(26)
13 Emotional Development
364(30)
14 Social Development
394(34)
PART FIVE Adult Development 428(195)
15 Perspectives on Adult Development
428(28)
16 Physical Development
456(36)
17 Cognitive Development
492(32)
18 Emotional Development
524(28)
19 Social Development
552(48)
20 Death, Dying, and Bereavement
600(23)
GLOSSARY 623(14)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 637(66)
PHOTO CREDITS 703(2)
NAME INDEX 705(32)
SUBJECT INDEX 737

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