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Human Development, 2nd Edition

Wendy Drewery and Lise Claiborne

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ISBN / EAN: 9781743070765
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PUBLISHED: 27th August 2013
ISBN: 9781743070765
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ISBN / EAN: 9781743070765
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
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  • Paperback
PUBLISHED: 27th August 2013
ISBN: 9781743070765

Publisher Description

This text builds on the success of the previous edition. In this edition, Drewery & Claiborne are joined by co-authors who are internationally recognised scholars and researchers in Human Development&#8211which enhances the content by including current and culturally relevant material. It also provides more emphasis on NZ/Maori/Pasifika content and is able to ensure solid conceptual foundation through discussions and interesting contemporary examples. Throughout the book, students will find What do YOU think? activities that encourages students to think about and apply concepts they are learning to their own lives, allowing them to engage with core concepts on a deeper and personal level.Within each chapter features Tutorial suggestions that provide activities and discussion topics designed to promote critical thinking and teamwork skills. They can also be utilised by instructors in tutorials or by students outside the classroom.

Author Biography

Wendy Drewery is Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean Graduate Studies in the School of Education, University of Waikato, Hamilton/Kirikiriroa, Aotearoa/New Zealand, where she teaches in the developmental and counseling programs. She has spent a good part of her academic life working on Integrating critical and constructionist ideas with respectful practice in Professional and intercultural settings. One of her recent projects in this regard involves supporting the development of restorative conferencing in schools. Lise Bird is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Studies in the School of Education at Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. She has taught human development for a quarter of a century. Her teaching and research bring together critical perspective's informed by cultural issues. She is currently researching professional educational psychologists' ideas about individual competence and the 'nature/nurture' question. She has also published recent papers on issues of children's rights. She teaches in the areas of Developmental and Educational Psychology and Diversity Issues in Education.

Table of Contents

Chapter: 1What IS human development?

Chapter: 2Development in families

Chapter: 3Methods for studying development

Chapter: 4Parenting and Infancy

Chapter: 5The early years of childhood

Chapter: 6The middle years of childhood

Chapter: 7Adolescence

Chapter: 8Youth

Chapter: 9Young adults

Chapter: 10 The lives of adults at mid-life

Chapter: 11A diversity of older adults

Chapter: 12Reflecting on life and death

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Wendy Drewery, Lise Claiborne
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Product Reviews

06 Sep, 2017
Very good for studies in counselling
By Mrs
02 Sep, 2017
Very encompassing of all aspects
By David
24 Aug, 2017
It is really good book for nursing.
By Samantha
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