Developmental Theories Through the Life Cycle

Developmental Theories Through the Life Cycle

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In this bestselling textbook, contributors describe theories of normal human development advanced by such pioneers as Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Jean Piaget, Nancy Chodorow, Daniel Levinson, Erik Erikson, and Margaret Mahler. Beginning with infancy, toddlerhood, and preschool, each chapter examines corresponding ideologies concerning maturation and development in middle childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age, while acknowledging that no one theory can encompass all aspects of human development. In-depth analyses of the psychology and sociology of development provide educators and practitioners with insights into the specific social contexts of human behavior and help identify variables and deviations. This second edition features up-to-date empirical information, including additional studies on diverse populations, and a new chapter on attachment theory, a growing area of interest for today's clinicians.racial Socialization of african american Preschoolers There has been increased interest in factors that affect African American children and ... Black cultural experiencea€”emphasis on Black history and traditions leading to development of racial pride Caughy et al. ... measured on a 10 binary-item scale that looked at the presence or absence of culturally appropriate toys, pictures, clothing, and household items. ... Racial pride resulted in fewer behavioral problems for boys, but not girls.

Title:Developmental Theories Through the Life Cycle
Author:Sonia G. Austrian
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2013-08-13


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