Theories of development: concepts and applications

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Psychology - 429 pages
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This engaging book, written with the help of extensive scholarship and leading scholars, introduces learners to twenty-four different theorists and compares and contrasts their theories on how we develop as individuals.Emphasizing the theories that follow and build upon the developmental tradition established by Rousseau, this text also covers theories in the environmental/learning tradition.For individuals interested in the psychology of child development.

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Review: Theories of Development: Concepts and Applications (6th Edition)

User Review  - Ashkan Beheshti - Goodreads

one of the best in it's subject but not useful in school of language theories although it's really helpful specially in Piaget's development model . Read full review

Review: Theories of Development: Concepts and Applications

User Review  - Krista - Goodreads

Used in my Lifespan Human Learning and Development class. I thought this book was good. An effective resource for learning about theories of development. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

William Crain" is professor of psychology at the City College of New York and is the editor of the journal, "Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice." He and his wife Ellen F. Crain, a pediatrician, have three grown children.

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