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Author Lerner, Richard M.

Title Concepts and theories of human development / Richard M. Lerner
Edition Third edition
Published Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, [2002]


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Description xxv, 613 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Human Development: Facts or Theory? -- 2. Historical Roots of Human Development: Concepts and Theories -- 3. Philosophical Models of Development -- 4. The Nature - Nurture Controversy: Implications of the Question How? -- 5. The Continuity-Discontinuity Issue -- 6. Resolving the Nature - Nurture Controversy : T. C. Schneirla and the Concept of Levels of Integration -- 7. Developmental Systems Theories -- 8. Developmental Systems Theory: The Sample Case of Developmental Contextualism -- 9. Life-Span, Action Theory, Life-Course, and Bioecological Perspectives -- 10. Nature Approaches to Human Development: Behavioral Genetics -- 11. Nature Approaches to Development: The Sample Case of Intelligence and the Work of Sir Cyril Burt and Arthur Jensen -- 12. Nature Approaches to Development: Konrad Lorenz and the Concept of "Instinct" -- 13. Nature Approaches to Development: Sociobiology -- 14. Cognition and Development: From Neo-Nativism to Developmental Systems -- 15. Stage Theories of Development -- 16. The Different Approach -- 17. The Ipsative Approach to Development -- 18. Methodological Issues in the Study of Human Development -- 19. Applied Developmental Science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-589) and indexes
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web by subscription to netLibrary, Inc. (CEIRC Shared Collection)
Subject Developmental psychology.
Child Development.
Personality Development.
Psychology, Child.
Author NetLibrary, Inc.
LC no. 2001040282
ISBN 0805827986 acid-free paper
OTHER TI Taylor & Francis EBS Perpetual 2017