Human Development

✏Book Title : Encyclopedia of Human Development
✏Author : Neil J. Salkind
✏Publisher : SAGE
✏Release Date : 2005-10-14
✏Pages : 1616
✏ISBN : 9781412904759
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Encyclopedia of Human Development Book Summary : The Encyclopedia of Human Development is the first comprehensive, authoritative, and informative reference work that presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education in a way that is not too technical. With more than 600 entries, this three-volume Encyclopedia covers topics as diverse as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, personality development, prenatal development, temperament, and more.

📒The Ecology Of Human Development ✍ Urie BRONFENBRENNER

✏Book Title : The Ecology of Human Development
✏Author : Urie BRONFENBRENNER
✏Publisher : Harvard University Press
✏Release Date : 1979
✏Pages : 330
✏ISBN : 0674224574
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Ecology of Human Development Book Summary : To understand the way children develop, Bronfenbrenner believes that it is necessary to observe their behavior in natural settings, while they are interacting with familiar adults over prolonged periods of time. His book offers an important blueprint for constructing a new and ecologically valid psychology of development.

✏Book Title : Art Education and Human Development
✏Author : Howard Gardner
✏Publisher : Getty Publications
✏Release Date : 1990
✏Pages : 63
✏ISBN : 0892361794
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Art Education and Human Development Book Summary : Briefly surveys the principles governing human development, and argues that policies in art education must take into account cultural values, development level, and individual differences

✏Book Title : The Cultural Nature of Human Development
✏Author : Barbara Rogoff
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2003-02-13
✏Pages : 448
✏ISBN : 0199726663
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Cultural Nature of Human Development Book Summary : Three-year-old Kwara'ae children in Oceania act as caregivers of their younger siblings, but in the UK, it is an offense to leave a child under age 14 ears without adult supervision. In the Efe community in Zaire, infants routinely use machetes with safety and some skill, although U.S. middle-class adults often do not trust young children with knives. What explains these marked differences in the capabilities of these children? Until recently, traditional understandings of human development held that a child's development is universal and that children have characteristics and skills that develop independently of cultural processes. Barbara Rogoff argues, however, that human development must be understood as a cultural process, not simply a biological or psychological one. Individuals develop as members of a community, and their development can only be fully understood by examining the practices and circumstances of their communities.

✏Book Title : Human development and cognitive processes
✏Author : John Eliot
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1970
✏Pages : 595
✏ISBN : UOM:39015007068623
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Women And Human Development ✍ Martha C. Nussbaum

✏Book Title : Women and Human Development
✏Author : Martha C. Nussbaum
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2001-06-04
✏Pages : 312
✏ISBN : 0521003857
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Women and Human Development Book Summary : Martha Nussbaum proposes a kind of feminism that is genuinely international.

📒Human Development ✍ Franco Imoda

✏Book Title : Human Development
✏Author : Franco Imoda
✏Publisher : Peeters Publishers
✏Release Date : 1998
✏Pages : 397
✏ISBN : 9042900288
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Human Development Book Summary : This book is a magisterial treatment of the wide spectrum of psychological aspects of growing in grace as a spiritual creature, while also developing as a human being. For the author 'being human' is physical, psychological, and spiritual. The integration of all three is for him a possibility both to be desired and worked toward, not a paradox. As a teacher of teachers, Imoda has been commited to transmitting to his students a way to teach novices and laymen how growing in the love of God is a logical development from increasing the grasp of their emotional bases. For teachers this book is a 'vade mecum' which gives them a structure within which people can be encouraged to explore their emotional underpinnings, so that they may grow out of their psychological and spiritual immaturity.

✏Book Title : Reflections on Human Development
✏Author : Mahbub ul Haq
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 1995-08-17
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 0195356306
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Reflections on Human Development Book Summary : This work explores a new development paradigm whose central focus is on human well-being. Increase in income is treated as an essential means, but not as the end of development, and certainly not as the sum of human life. Development policies and strategies are discussed which link economic growth with human lives in various societies. The book also analyzes the evolution of a new Human Development Index which is a far more comprehensive measure of socio-economic progress of nations than the traditional measure of Gross National Product. For the first time, a Political Freedom Index is also presented. The book offers a new vision of human security for the twenty-first century where real security is equated with security of people in their homes, their jobs, their communities, and their environment. The book discusses many concrete proposals in this context, including a global compact to overcome the worst aspects of global poverty within a decade, key reforms in the Bretton Woods institutions of World Bank and IMF, and establishment of a new Economic Security Council within the United Nations.

✏Book Title : Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development
✏Author : Robert L Burgess
✏Publisher : SAGE
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 452
✏ISBN : 0761927905
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development Book Summary : Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development, Second Edition considers the role of evolutionary theory in the field of developmental psychology to examine key topics of individual human development. This unique book fills an important gap in the literature, applying evolutionary models to human development by focusing on central development issues. The book emphasizes both domain-general evolved psychological mechanisms and domain-specific processes. The text also integrates behavior-genetic research with evolutionary and developmental principles. Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development provides state-of-the-art groundwork in evolutionary theory as viewed by leading thinkers in the field.

📒Human Development ✍ D. A. Louw

✏Book Title : Human Development
✏Author : D. A. Louw
✏Publisher : Pearson South Africa
✏Release Date : 1998
✏Pages : 753
✏ISBN : 0798647086
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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