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Psychological Development and Early Childhood

Psychological Development and Early Childhood

John Oates (Editor), Clare Wood (Editor), Andrew Grayson (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-11693-0

Aug 2005

336 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$65.95

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Psychological Development and Early Childhood is a broad and accessible introduction to theory and research, presenting integrated research-based accounts of development in key areas of early childhood.

  • One of a series of four books which form part of the Open University course Child Development.
  • A focus on modern developmental theories is complemented by detailed consideration of models of developmental processes.
  • A theme that runs through the book is a concern with the ways in which biological, social and cultural influences interact in development.

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“The breadth of viewpoints addressed…endows the reader with an excellent framework. The structure aids in the ease of understanding.”
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  • One of a series of four books which form part of the Open University course Child Development.
  • A broad and accessible introduction to theory and research, presenting integrated research-based accounts of development in key areas of early childhood.
  • A focus on modern developmental theories is complemented by detailed consideration of models of developmental processes.
  • A theme that runs through the book is a concern with the ways in which biological, social and cultural influences interact in development.
  • Course text for the Open University course ED209.