Life-Span Development and Behavior: Volume 11

Life-Span Development and Behavior: Volume 11

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This volume continues the tradition of the Life-Span Development Series, presenting overviews of research programs on a variety of developmental topics. Research and theory in life-span development have given increased attention to the issues of constancy and change in human development and to the opportunities for, and constraints on, plasticity in structure and function across life. Acknowledging the need for and existence of interconnection between age and developmental periods, it focuses on conditions for possibly discontinuous development that emerge at later periods. Contributors to this series are sensitive to the restrictive consequences of studying only specific age periods, such as old age, infancy, or adolescence. Each scholar attempts to relate the facts about one age group to similar facts about other age groups, and to move toward the study of transformation of characteristics and processes over the life span.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 362g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138876127
  • 9781138876125

Table of contents

Contents: T.M. Field, Psychobiological Attunement in Close Relationships. J.W. Hagen, J.T. Myers, J.S. Allswede, The Psychological Impact of Children's Chronic Illness. S.M. McHale, A.C. Crouter, W.T. Bartko, Traditional and Egalitarian Patterns of Parental Involvement: Antecedents, Consequences, and Temporal Rhythms. D. Dannefer, On the Conceptualization of Context in Developmental Discourse: Four Meanings of Context and Their Implications. G.R. Carroll, H. Haveman, A. Swaminathan, Careers in Organizations: An Ecological Perspective. K.H. Reich, Religious Development Across the Life Span: Conventional and Cognitive Developmental Approaches. C.B. Fisher, M. Brennan, Application and Ethics in Developmental Psychology.show more