Introducing Child Psychology

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Wiley, Oct 17, 2003 - Psychology - 408 pages
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Introducing Child Psychology is for all those who want to find out what psychology can tell us about the nature and development of children.

  • A non-technical introduction for all those who want to find out what psychology can tell us about the nature and development of children.
  • Presents the major topics of child development investigated by psychologists.
  • Pays particular attention to the most recent research findings.
  • Consistently relates psychological knowledge to practical situations, showing what psychology has to offer in real life situations involving children.
  • Learning is supported by study boxes, summaries, definitions and suggestions for further reading.

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H. Rudolph Schaffer is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and has written extensively on various aspects of child development. His recent publications include Making Decisions About Children (2nd edition, Blackwell Publishers, 1998) and Social Development (Blackwell Publishers, 1996). He is also editor of the journal Social Development.

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