Handbook of Child Psychology, Social, Emotional, and Personality Development (Google eBook)

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William Damon, Richard M. Lerner, Nancy Eisenberg
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 18, 2006 - Psychology - 1152 pages
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Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication.

Volume 3: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development, edited by Nancy Eisenberg, Arizona State University, covers mechanisms of socialization and personality development, including parent/child relationships, peer relationships, emotional development, gender role acquisition, pro-social and anti-social development, motivation, achievement, social cognition, and moral reasoning, plus a new chapter on adolescent development.

  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 The Development of the Person Social Understanding Relationships Conscience Self
24
Chapter 3 Temperament
99
Chapter 4 Biology Culture and Temperamental Biases
167
Chapter 5 Emotional Development Action Communication and Understanding
226
Chapter 6 Personality Development
300
Chapter 7 Socialization Processes
366
Chapter 8 Socialization in the Family Ethnic and Ecological Perspectives
429
Chapter 11 Prosocial Development
646
Chapter 12 Aggression and Antisocial Behavior in Youth
719
Chapter 13 The Development of Morality
789
Chapter 14 Gender Development
858
Chapter 15 Development of Achievement Motivation
933
Chapter 16 Adolescent Development in InterpersonalContext
1003
Author Index
1069
Subject Index
1113

Chapter 9 The Self
505
Chapter 10 Peer Interactions Relationships and Groups
571

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Volume Editor,  Nancy Eisenberg,   Department of Psychology, Arizona State University

Editors-in-Chief
Dr. Damon is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institute, the director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and a professor of education at Stanford University.  He has written several books, many book chapters, and numerous articles on child development and adolescence and is editor-in-chief of New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development (Jossey-Bass).

Dr. Lerner is Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science at the Eliot-Pearson Department at Tufts University.  He is the author of many publications, including the Handbook of Psychology, Volume 6, Developmental Psychology, and Pathways to Positive Development about Diverse Youth, New Directions for Youth Development:  Theory, Practice, and Research (Jossey-Bass).  Dr Lerner is also a past editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence.

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