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Human Development - A Life-Span View

Human Development - A Life-Span View - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495093046

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ISBN13: 978-0495093046
ISBN10: 0495093041
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2007
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Human Development - A Life-Span View - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495093046

Robert V. Kail and John C. Cavanaugh

ISBN13: 978-0495093046
ISBN10: 0495093041
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, Fourth Edition provides students with balanced coverage of the entire life span. John C. Cavanaugh's extensive research in gerontology, combined with Robert V. Kail's expertise in childhood and adolescence, result in a textbook that presents complete and balanced coverage of all life stages. Utilizing a modified chronological approach, the authors trace development from conception through late life in sequential order, while also dedicating several chapters to important topical issues pertaining to particular points in the life span. This Fourth Edition includes unparalleled technology integration to help students better understand and remember the enormous amount of information covered in this course.

Table of Contents

Part One PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT, INFANCY, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD.

1. The Study of Human Development.
2. Biological Foundations Heredity, Prenatal Development, and Birth.
3. Tools for Exploring the World Physical Development in Infancy and Early Childhood.
4. The Emergence of Thought and Language Cognitive Development in Infancy and Early Childhood.
5. Entering the Social World Socio-Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood.

Part Two SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS.

6. Off to School Cognitive and Physical Development in Middle Childhood.
7. Expanding Social Horizons Socio-Emotional Development in Middle Childhood.
8. Rites of Passage Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescents.
9. Moving into the Adult Social World Socio-Emotional Development in Adolescents.

Part Three YOUNG AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD.

10. Becoming an Adult Physical, Cognitive, and Personality Development.
11. Being with Others Forming Relationships in Young and Middle Adulthood.
12. Work and Leisure Occupational and Lifestyle Issues in Young and Middle Adulthood.
13. Making It in Midlife The Unique Challenges of Middle Adulthood.

Part Four LATE ADULTHOOD.

14. The Personal Context of Later Life Physical, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues.
15. Social Aspects of Later Life Psychosocial, Retirement, Relationship, and Societal Issues.
16. The Final Passage Dying and Bereavement.

Glossary.
References.
Credits.
Name Index.
Subject Index.