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A Critical Approach to Human Growth and Development

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What does it mean to be human? This critical text from a well-respected author captures and interrogates the many models which have been developed to explore and explain human behaviour. Informed by sociological, psychological and biological perspectives, the book plots the key stages of the life course from childhood through to older age.

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What does it mean to be human? This critical text from a well-respected author captures and interrogates the many models which have been developed to explore and explain human behaviour. Informed by sociological, psychological and biological perspectives, the book plots the key stages of the life course from childhood through to older age.

About the Author

PAULA NICOLSON is Professor of Critical Social and Health Psychology in the Department of Health and Social Care at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, where she was Head of Department between 2005 and 2008. A qualified social worker, she has worked in mental health and child care settings and taught psychology to social workers for many years. She has published widely on the topics of social work and psychology.

Table of Contents

Introduction Why Study Human Growth and Development? From Theory to Practice Understanding the Life Span: Interdisciplinary and Critical Perspectives Infancy and Early Childhood Older Childhood Adolescence Young Adulthood Mid-Life Older Age Conclusions

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ISBN:
9780230249028
Author:
Nicolson, Paula
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Adolescent Psychology
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Psychology-Child Psychology
Subject:
Psychology : General
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Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

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