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Human Growth And Development

by Chris Beckett, Hilary Taylor

Sage Publications | March 3, 2010 | Hardcover |

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This Second Edition is a bestselling introduction to emotional, psychological, intellectual and social development throughout the lifespan. Written for students training in fields such as social work, healthcare and education, the book covers topics which are central to understanding people whether they are clients, service users, patients, or pupils. For this Second Edition, a new chapter has been added (Chapter 10: It Takes a Village: the Sociological Perspective) exploring the wider social factors which influence human growth and development. Activities are provided within each chapter to help student test theoretical concepts against their own experience and intuitions.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 232 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: March 3, 2010

Publisher: Sage Publications

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 184787178X

ISBN - 13: 9781847871787

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Human Growth And Development

Human Growth And Development

by Chris Beckett, Hilary Taylor

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 232 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: March 3, 2010

Publisher: Sage Publications

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 184787178X

ISBN - 13: 9781847871787

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Birth of a Human Being: What makes us who we are? Chapter 2: The Balancing Act: Psychodynamic insights Chapter 3: A Secure Base: The importance of attachment Chapter 4: The Emergence of Reason: The developing ability to understand Chapter 5: Making Connections: Ideas from behaviourism Chapter 6: Who Am I Going to Be? Adolescence, identity and change Chapter 7: Acting like a Grown up: Challenges of adulthood Chapter 8: No Man is an Island: Family systems and their life cycle Chapter 9: Access to Adulthood: Growing up with a disability Chapter 10: It takes a Village: The sociological perspective Chapter 11: Coming to a Conclusion: Themes in old age Chapter 12: That Good Night: Death, dying and bereavement

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This Second Edition is a bestselling introduction to emotional, psychological, intellectual and social development throughout the lifespan. Written for students training in fields such as social work, healthcare and education, the book covers topics which are central to understanding people whether they are clients, service users, patients, or pupils. For this Second Edition, a new chapter has been added (Chapter 10: It Takes a Village: the Sociological Perspective) exploring the wider social factors which influence human growth and development. Activities are provided within each chapter to help student test theoretical concepts against their own experience and intuitions.
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