Child Development

Child Development : Risk and Opportunity

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A frank, realistic treatment of the risks and opportunities children and caregivers face; unique for following each objective discussion of theory and research with suggestions for applying material.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 644 pages
  • 208.3 x 256.5 x 27.9mm | 1,360.79g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.), ports.
  • 0534131700
  • 9780534131708

Table of contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS. 1. Introduction. 2. Theories of Child Development. 3. Research in Child Development. PART TWO: PREGNANCY AND BIRTH. 4. Prenatal Development and Genetics. 5. Birth and the Newborn. PART THREE: INFANCY. 6. Perceptual and Physical Development in Infancy. 7. Cognitive and Language Development in Infancy. 8. Emotional and Social Development in Infancy. PART FOUR: EARLY CHILDHOOD. 9. Physical and Motor Development in Early Childhood. 10. Cognitive and Language Development in Early Childhood. 11. Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood. PART FIVE: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD. 12. Physical Development and Disability in Middle Childhood. 13. Cognitive Development and Schooling in Middle Childhood. 14. Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood. PART SIX: ADOLESCENCE. 15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence. 16. Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence. Glossary. References. Indices.
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