Introducing Child Psychology
By (author) H. Rudolph Schaffer
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Introducing Child Psychology by H. Rudolph Schaffer
Book DescriptionIntroducing Child Psychology is for all those who want to find out what psychology can tell us about the nature and development of children. Assuming no prior knowledge, it is designed to suit students of psychology at school or university, those training to work with children in a variety of different professional roles, or general readers who are interested in what makes a child 'tick'. The book begins with an explanation of the aims and principles of child psychology as a scientific discipline, and describes the methods used to obtain knowledge about children. It then goes on to present the major topics of development that have been investigated by psychologists, paying particular attention to the most recent research findings. Throughout, psychological knowledge is consistently related to practical issues, showing what psychology has to offer in real-life situations involving children.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631216278
(261mm x 189mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author H. Rudolph Schaffer
Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychology in Practice, Hardback (February 2016)
"Serves as an invaluable resource for developmental psychologists, practitioners working in the field of child development, and policymakers working on issues affecting children and families"--
Introducing Child Psychology, Paperback (August 2003)
Written at a level that assumes no previous knowledge, this text is designed for students in schools and universities embarking on courses in psychology, and for those training to work with children on professional courses such as teachers and social workers.
Making Decisions About Children, Paperback (March 1998)
A fully updated and revised edition which bridges the gap between research and practice in the field of child and family psychology. The book is addressed to professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, family lawyers and social workers.
Social Development, Paperback (October 1996)» View all books by H. Rudolph Schaffer
* Written specifically for undergraduates with no or little knowledge of child development, and includes a variety of pedagogical features to help them* Fully up-to-date account which reflects current trends in the field* The only text to stress the practical implications of research findings. .
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Author Biography - H. Rudolph Schaffer
H.Rudolph Schaffer is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and has written extensively on various aspects of developmental psychology. His books include Mothering (1977), The Childs Entry Into A Social World (1984), Making Decisions About Children (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 1998) and Social Development (Blackwell Publishing, 1996). He is also the editor of the journal Social Development.
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