Theories of Human Development / Edition 2

Theories of Human Development / Edition 2

by Neil Salkind, Salkind
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Theories of Human Development / Edition 2

Provides a clearly written, basic introduction to the different theoretical approaches to understanding human development, designed for the first-year student of human development. Features an overview and discussion of the maturational/biological, psychoanalytic, behavioral, and cognitive-developmental theories of human development, and includes applied examples of every theory and a set of seven questions used to compare and contrast theories presented throughout the book.

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ISBN-13: 9780471805755
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/28/1984
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.92(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

The Study of Human Development.

Trends and Issues in Human Development.

Arnold Gesell and the Maturational Model.

Other Biological Approaches: Ethology and Sociobiology.

Sigmund Freud and the Psychoanalytic Model.

Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Perspective.

The Behavior Model: Basic Assumptions and Behavior Analysis.

Social Learning Views of Development.

The Cognitive-Developmental Approach.

The Organismic Model: Orthogenesis and Dialectics.

A Discussion and Comparison of Developmental Theories.

Author and Subject Indexes.

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