Child Psychology: A Contemporary Viewpoint

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McGraw-Hill, 1986 - Psychology - 763 pages
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A topically organized, scientific, research-based introduction to child development, Child Psychology presents a variety of theoretical viewpoints to provide students with a well balanced view of a child's developmental process. The most current studies and research available provide students with an understanding of the principal topics of child psychology as well as an up-to-date review of recent trends in socially relevant problem areas. In Child Psychology, authors Ross D. Parke and Virginia Otis Locke have incorporated extensive updates, new coverage in many hot areas and new pedagogy throughout.

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Contents

PREFACE
xxi
Continuity versus Discontinuity Early versus Later Experience
xxix
Behavioral Perspectives Organismic Perspective Psychodynamic
xl
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E. Mavis Hetherington is James M. Page Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia.

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