Summary: Incorporating a solid research base with real-life applications, Child and Adolescent Development illustrates the cognitive, psychosocial, and physical development of children in the context of today's society.
The Fifth Edition includes increased coverage of the role of adults in the lives of children with expanded discussions of the applied and practical implications of developmental research for parenting, teaching, nursing, etc. This edition also contai ...show morens new and expanded coverage of the social construction of knowledge in the context of children's lives. For example, discussions of the influence of school on development now appear in the cognitive development chapters (previously in psychosocial). ...show less
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