Social Development: Relationships in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

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Marion K. Underwood, Lisa H. Rosen
Guilford Press, Sep 29, 2011 - Psychology - 480 pages
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This authoritative, engaging work examines the key role of relationships in child and adolescent development, from the earliest infant-caregiver transactions to peer interactions, friendships, and romantic partnerships. Sections cover foundational developmental science, the self and relationships, social behaviors, contexts for social development, and risk and resilience. Leading experts thoroughly review their respective areas and highlight the most compelling current issues, methods, and research directions.

Pedagogical Features:
*Structured to follow the sequence of a typical social development course.
*Chapters are brief and can be assigned along with primary source readings.
*Includes end-of-chapter suggested reading lists.
*Coverage is broader and higher-level than other social development texts.
*Designed with the needs of students in mind, in terms of writing style, size, and price.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
29
Chapter 3
44
Part II
71
Chapter 4
73
Chapter 5
101
Chapter 6
127
Chapter 7
153
Chapter 11
263
Part IV
287
Chapter 12
289
Chapter 13
316
Chapter 14
347
Chapter 15
372
Part V
401
Chapter 16
403

Chapter 8
180
Part III
205
Chapter 9
207
Chapter 10
235
Chapter 17
427
Author Index
455
Subject Index
470
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Marion K. Underwood, PhD, is an Ashbel Smith Professor of Psychological Sciences in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Underwood’s research examines anger, aggression, and gender, with special attention to the development of social aggression. Her work has been published in numerous scientific journals. She received the Chancellor’s Council Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Texas at Dallas, was granted a K02 Mid-Career Independent Scientist Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, and is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.

Lisa H. Rosen, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Texas Woman's University. Dr. Rosen's research examines risk factors for and consequences of peer victimization, and her work has been published in numerous scientific journals. She received the William C. Howell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Scholarship and was granted an Early Career Travel Award by the Society for Research in Child Development.
 

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