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Developmental Science (Cambridge Studies in Social & Emotional Development)

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Developmental Science provides an account of the basic principles of the new developmental synthesis, as formulated by the Carolina Consortium on Human Development. Based on a collaborative statement, individual chapters outline implications of the orientation for method and theory in traditional disciplines. The chapters address specific developmental issues, varying across time frames, methodologies, disciplines, cultures and even species. They provide an inside look at the issues that confront modern social and behavioral study, including its strengths and problems.

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Details the new, cross-disciplinary synthesis, as formulated by the Carolina Consortium on Human Development.

Synopsis:

Developmental Science provides an account of the basic principles of the new developmental synthesis. A group of eminent scientists from sociology, psychiatry, psychology, public health, social ecology, and psychobiology believe that a fresh, interdisciplinary orientation is required to achieve progress on critical issues of behavioral theory, method, and application. Toward this end, they formed the Carolina Consortium on Human Development in 1987 as part of an advanced institute for the study of development, the Center for Developmental Science. This book grew from that long-term collaboration. In addition to the collaborative statement, individual chapters outline implications of the orientation for method and theory in traditional disciplines. The chapters address specific developmental issues, varying across time frames, methodologies, disciplines, cultures, and even species. They provide an inside look at the basic issues that confront modern social and behavioral study, including its strengths and problems.

Synopsis:

Details the new, cross-disciplinary synthesis, as formulated by the Carolina Consortium on Human Development.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-277) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Part I: 1. A collaborative statement, faculty of the Carolina consortium on human development; 2. Developmental science: principles and illustrations David Magnusson and Robert B. Cairns; Part II: 3. Developmental psychobiology Gilbert Gottlieb; 4. The question of continuity and change in development Jean-Louis Gariepy; 5. Primates and persons: a comparative developmental understanding of social organization Arnold Sameroff and Steven Suomi; Part III: 6. Cognitive development Frederick J. Morrison and Peter A. Ornstein; 7. Early social-communicative development: illustrative developmental analyses Carol O. Eckerman; 8. Developmental psychopathology E. Jane Costello and Adrian Angold; 9. Culture and cognition in developmental perspective Jonathan Tudge, Sarah Putnam and Jaan Valsiner; 10. Human lives in changing societies: life course and developmental insights Glen H. Elder, Jr; Part IV: 11. Looking ahead, the editors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521495851
Editor:
Cairns, Robert B.
Editor:
Elder, Glen H., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Cairns, Robert B.
Editor:
Elder, Glen H., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Elder, Glen H., Jr.
Editor:
Costello, E. Jane
Editor:
Elder, Glen H., Jr. JR. JR. JR.
Author:
Elder, Glen H., Jr.
Author:
Shantz, Carolyn
Author:
Cairns, Robert B.
Author:
Costello, Elizabeth Jane
Editor:
Costello, E. Jane
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, England ;
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Developmental Psychology
Subject:
Human behavior
Subject:
Developmental - Child
Subject:
Psychology-Reference
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Social & Emotional Development
Series Volume:
nr. 45
Publication Date:
19960831
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
316
Dimensions:
9.17x6.25x.85 in. 1.35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Details the new, cross-disciplinary synthesis, as formulated by the Carolina Consortium on Human Development.
"Synopsis" by , Developmental Science provides an account of the basic principles of the new developmental synthesis. A group of eminent scientists from sociology, psychiatry, psychology, public health, social ecology, and psychobiology believe that a fresh, interdisciplinary orientation is required to achieve progress on critical issues of behavioral theory, method, and application. Toward this end, they formed the Carolina Consortium on Human Development in 1987 as part of an advanced institute for the study of development, the Center for Developmental Science. This book grew from that long-term collaboration. In addition to the collaborative statement, individual chapters outline implications of the orientation for method and theory in traditional disciplines. The chapters address specific developmental issues, varying across time frames, methodologies, disciplines, cultures, and even species. They provide an inside look at the basic issues that confront modern social and behavioral study, including its strengths and problems.
"Synopsis" by , Details the new, cross-disciplinary synthesis, as formulated by the Carolina Consortium on Human Development.
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