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Author Shaffer, David R. (David Reed), 1946-

Title Social and personality development / David R. Shaffer
Edition Sixth edition
Published Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, [2009]
Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, [2009]


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 MELB  155.418 Sha/Sap 2011  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 622 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction. 2. Classical Theories of Social and Personality Development. 3. Recent Perspectives on Social and Personality Development. 4. Emotional Development and Temperament. 5. Establishment of Intimate Relationships and Their Implications for Future Development. 6. Development of the Self and Social Cognition. 7. Achievement. 8. Sex Differences, Gender Role Development and Sexuality. 9. Aggression and Antisocial Conduct. 10. Altruism and Moral Development. 11. The Family. 12. Extrafamilial Influences I: Television, Computers and Schooling. 13. Extrafamilial Influences II: Peers as Socialization Agents. 14. Epilogue: Putting the Pieces Together
Summary This work presents an overview of the discipline that reflects the best theories, research and practical wisdom that social developmentalists have to offer. This edition offers a focus on cultural influences and a more streamlined coverage of theory
Notes Previous ed.: 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Donated by Ms Shiels Bailey for the Library Bookplate appeal 2008 Ms Shiela Bailey
Subject Personality development -- Textbooks.
Socialization -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
LC no. 2008927143
ISBN 0495600385