Human Development: A Lifespan View

Paperback | February 11, 2008

byChristine Ateah, Robert V. Kail, John C. Cavanaugh

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Human Development: A Life-Span View, Second Canadian Edition provides a complete overview of the physical, cognitive and socio-emotional domains of growth and development over the life-span. It lays the grounding of theoretical and empirical foundations, accentuating discussions on emerging trends and controversial topics by placing them within a Canadian context and focusing on the Canadian experience. The second edition includes the most up-to-date findings and references - bringing human development to life by introducing students to the perspectives of those who pioneered the field, as well as those who are currently shaping it. Throughout the text, Canadian research and cultural examples are integrated with relevant international materials to ensure that the content is more applicable and relevant to Canadian students than ever before.

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Human Development: A Life-Span View, Second Canadian Edition provides a complete overview of the physical, cognitive and socio-emotional domains of growth and development over the life-span. It lays the grounding of theoretical and empirical foundations, accentuating discussions on emerging trends and controversial topics by placing th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:800 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:February 11, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176441743

ISBN - 13:9780176441746

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1. The Study of Human DevelopmentPART I: PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT, INFANCY, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD2. Foundations of Human Development: Heredity, Prenatal Development, and Birth3. Tools for Exploring the World: Physical and Cognitive Development in Infancy4. Entering the Social World: Socioemotional Development in Infancy5. Growing and Learning in the Preschool Years: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood6. Interacting and the World of Play: Socioemotional Development in Early ChildhoodPART II: SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood8. Expanding Social Horizons: Socioemotional Development in Middle Childhood9. Rites of Passage: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence10. Moving into the Adult Social World: Socioemotional Development in AdolescencePART III: YOUNG AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD11. Becoming an Adult: Physical and Cognitive Development12. Being with Others: Forming Relationships in Young and Middle Adulthood13. Work and Leisure: Occupational and Lifestyle Issues in Young and Middle Adulthood14. Making It in Midlife: The Unique Challenges of Middle AdulthoodPART IV: LATE ADULTHOOD15. The Personal Context of Later Life: Physical, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues in Late Adulthood16. Social Aspects of Later Life: Psychosocial, Retirement, Relationship, and Societal Issues17. The Final Passage: Dying and Bereavement