For courses in Lifespan Development Help students understand how culture impacts development -- and why it matters Human Development: A Cultural Approach leads students to examine all stages of development through the engaging lens of culture. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett and new coauthor Lene Arnett Jensen integrate cross-cultural examples throughout the narrative to reveal the impact of cultural factors both in the US and around the world. The 3rd Edition includes thoroughly updated research and data for a learning experience that best prepares students to face challenges in our diverse and globalized world -- whether they travel the globe or remain in their hometowns. Human Development: A Cultural Approach, 3rd Edition is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
A Cultural Approach
Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett,Research Professor Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, PH.D.,Lene Arnett Jensen
NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyPsychLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase "both" the physical text and MyPsychLab, search for ISBN-10: 013413074X / ISBN-13: 9780134130743 That package includes ISBN-10: 0133792420 / ISBN-13: 9780133792423 and ISBN-10: 0205206514 / ISBN-13: 9780205206513. MyPsychLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. "For courses in Lifespan Development which take a chronological approach" Help students understand how culture impacts development -- and why it matters "Human Development: A Cultural Approach," Second Edition leads students to examine all stages of development through the engaging lens of culture. The first author to take a wholly cultural approach to human development, Jeffrey Arnett integrates cross-cultural examples throughout the narrative to reveal the impact of cultural factors both in the US and around the world. Arnett's emphasis on culture fosters a thorough, balanced view of development that prepares students to face challenges in our diverse and globalized world -- whether they travel the globe or remain in their hometowns. Also available with MyPsychLab(R) This title is also available with MyPsychLab -- an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. "Human Development: A Cultural Approach," Second Edition is also available via REVEL(TM), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Fully interactive "Cultural Focus" and "Research Focus "features bring the study of development to life, and A"pplying Your Knowledge" videos help students apply chapter content to their own lives and future careers. Learn more.
A Cultural Approach, Books a la Carte Edition
Author: Jeffrey Arnett
For courses in Child Development Help students understand how culture impacts development — and why it matters Child Development: A Cultural Approach helps students learn how to think culturally about human development throughout our diverse, increasingly globalized world. Authors Jeffrey Arnett and Ashley Maynard weave an engaging chronological narrative that traces development from birth through emerging adulthood, integrating current research and cross-cultural examples from around the globe throughout. The Second Edition offers substantially updated content, as well as new coverage of key educational issues, to help students achieve a thorough, practical understanding of development throughout the world. Also available with MyPsychLab® This title is also available with MyPsychLab — an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Child Development: A Cultural Approach, Second Edition is also available via REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134495985 / 9780134495989 Child Development: A Cultural Approach plus MyPsychLab with eText — Access Card Package, 2/e Package consists of: 0134011899 / 9780134011899 Child Development: A Cultural Approach, 2/e 0205206514 / 9780205206513 MyPsychLab with eText Access Card
A Cultural Approach
Author: Jeffrey J. Arnett,Ashley Maynard
Using a conversational style that conveys the excitement, research base, and real-world applications of the field, Regan A. R. Gurung introduces health psychology with an integrated cultural perspective. Gurung focuses on key determinants of behavior--such as family, ethnicity, and religion--which are not always highlighted in health psychology books. The text is packed with the most up-to-date citations available, presenting topics taken straight from headline news as well as classic issues in the field. A range of vivid examples from different cultural groups provides you with a comprehensive description of basic theories and an overview of cutting-edge research in health psychology. Special sections that highlight clinical applications, coverage of personality and social psychological theories, and chapters devoted to variations in cultural beliefs, human development, and different diseases combine to give you the best of many worlds. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Regan Gurung
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Evolutionary theory -- Psychosexual theory -- Cognitive developmental theory -- Learning theories -- Social role theory -- Life course theory -- Psychosocial theory -- Cognitive social historical theory -- Dynamic systems theory.
Author: Barbara M. Newman,Philip R. Newman
Publisher: Psychology Press
Drawing on philosophy, the history of psychology and the natural sciences, this book proposes a new theoretical foundation for the psychology of the life course. It features the study of unique individual life courses in their social and cultural environment, combining the perspectives of developmental and sociocultural psychology, psychotherapy, learning sciences and geronto-psychology. In particular, the book highlights semiotic processes, specific to human development, that allow us to draw upon past experiences, to choose among alternatives and to plan our futures. Imagination is an important outcome of semiotic processes and enables us to deal with daily constraints and transitions, and promotes the transformation of social representation and symbolic systems - giving each person a unique style, or 'melody', of living. The book concludes by questioning the methodology and epistemology of current life course studies.
Melodies of Living
Author: Tania Zittoun,Jaan Valsiner,Dankert Vedeler,João Salgado,Miguel M. Gonçalves,Dieter Ferring
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Help students understand how culture impacts development in adolescence and emerging adulthood Revel™ Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Cultural Approach helps students examine this dynamic and complex age period through the lens of culture. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, author Jeffrey Jensen Arnett seeks to frame not only how students understand themselves, but how they understand others and how they think about the world around them. The text is distinguished by its emphasis on the period of “emerging adulthood” (ages 18–25), a term coined by the author and a growing area of study. The Sixth Edition includes the latest data as well as fresh content that ensures an up-to-date learning experience. Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.
A Cultural Approach
Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
For courses in Child Development which take a topical approach An expansive, topical approach to how culture impacts development Child Development Worldwide presents a topical examination of all stages of development -- from prenatal development through middle childhood, adolescence, and emerging adulthood -- through the engaging lens of culture. Cross-cultural examples integrated throughout the narrative reveal the impact of cultural factors both in the US and around the world. Authors Lene Arnett Jensen and Jeffrey Jensen Arnett emphasize culture to foster a thorough, balanced view of development that prepares students to face challenges in our diverse and globalized world -- whether they travel the globe or remain in their hometowns. Child Development Worldwide is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
Author: Lene Arnett Jensen,Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Category: Child development
Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional scientific perspectives alongside critical post-modern thinking will provide readers with a sense of the historical development of different schools of thought. The authors also place theories of child development in philosophical and cultural contexts, explore links between them, and consider the implications of theory for practice in the light of the latest thinking and developments in implementation and translational science. Early chapters cover mainstream theories such as those of Piaget, Skinner, Freud, Maccoby and Vygotsky, whilst later chapters present interesting lesser-known theorists such as Sergei Rubinstein, and more recent influential theorists such as Esther Thelen. The book also addresses lifespan perspectives and systems theory, and describes the latest thinking in areas ranging from evolutionary theory and epigenetics, to feminism, the voice of the child and Indigenous theories. The new edition of Child Development has been extensively revised to include considerable recent advances in the field. As with the previous edition, the book has been written with the student in mind, and includes a number of useful pedagogical features including further reading, discussion questions, activities, and websites of interest. Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives will be essential reading for students on advanced courses in developmental psychology, education, social work and social policy, and the lucid style will also make it accessible to readers with little or no background in psychology.
Theories and Critical Perspectives
Author: Rosalyn H. Shute,Phillip T. Slee
Thomas Clarke's International Corporate Governance offers a comprehensive guide to corporate governance forms and institutions and examines the recurring crises in corporate governance and the resulting corporate governance reform around the world. While the popular structure of the original text has been retained, significant changes have been made to take account of the global financial crisis, ever-changing regulations and worldwide governance developments. Key topics include: The governance failures of international corporations such as Enron and Lehman Brothers Diversity in corporate and institutional forms across the world The role of international corporate governance standards Digital disruption in capital markets and proposals for rebuilding commitment to long-term investing The impact of financialization and corporate governance practices on increasing inequality The links between corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and sustainability This textbook contains a wealth of pedagogical material to guide the reader through this complex subject, including student questions to help with assessments, and a new companion website. There are also thirteen forensic case studies which scrutinize the governance failures seen at RBS, UBS, BP, Volkswagen and many other international corporations. International Corporate Governance will be an essential text for anybody studying corporate governance at the advanced undergraduate, master's or executive level.
A Comparative Approach
Author: Thomas Clarke
Category: Business & Economics
Actors and institutions in localities and regions across the world are seeking prosperity and well-being amidst tumultuous and disruptive shifts and transitions generated by: an increasingly globalised, knowledge-intensive capitalism; global financial instability, volatility and crisis; concerns about economic, social and ecological sustainability, climate change and resource shortages; new multi-actor and multi-level systems of government and governance and a re-ordering of the international political economy; state austerity and retrenchment; and, new and reformed approaches to intervention, policy and institutions for local and regional development. Local and Regional Development provides an accessible, critical and integrated examination of local and regional development theory, institutions and policy in this changing context. Amidst its rising importance, the book addresses the fundamental issues of ‘what kind of local and regional development and for whom?’, its purposes, principles and values, frameworks of understanding, approaches and interventions, and integrated approaches to local and regional development throughout the world. The approach provides a theoretically informed, critical analysis of contemporary local and regional development in an international and multi-disciplinary context, grounded in concrete empirical analysis from experiences in the global North and South. It concludes by identifying what might constitute holistic, inclusive, progressive and sustainable local and regional development, and reflecting upon its limits and political renewal.
Author: Andy Pike,Andrés Rodriguez-Pose,John Tomaney
The Analysis of Burned Human Remains, Second Edition, provides a primary source for osteologists and the medical/legal community for the understanding of burned bone remains in forensic or archaeological contexts. It describes in detail the changes in human bone and soft tissues as a body burns at both the chemical and gross levels and provides an overview of the current procedures in burned bone study. Case studies in forensic and archaeological settings aid those interested in the analysis of burned human bodies, from death scene investigators to biological anthropologists. A timely state-of-the-art analyses of burned bone studies for bioarchaeologists and forensic anthropologists Covers the diagnostic patterning of color changes, the positioning of the body, and presence (or absence of soft tissues during the burning event Chapters on bones and teeth give step-by-step recommendations for hot to study and recognize burned hard tissues New chapters include improved analyses of thermally induced impacts on bone microstructure, development, and appearance; they also cover sites from a greater geographic range adding Alaska, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, and Southeast Asia
Author: Christopher W. Schmidt,Steven A. Symes
Publisher: Academic Press
Category: Social Science
By 2030 more than sixty percent of the world's population will live in urban areas, with most of the world’s population growth over the next twenty-five years being absorbed by cities and towns in low and middle income countries. What are the consequences of this shift? Demographic pressure already strains the capacity of local and national governments to manage urban change. Today, nearly one billion people live in slums, and in the absence of significant intervention that number is set to double in the next two decades. Will our future be dominated by mega-cities of poverty and despair, or can urbanization be harnessed to advance human and economic development? Cities and Development provides a critical exploration of the dynamic relationship between urbanism and development. Highlighting both the challenges and opportunities associated with rapid urban change, the book surveys: the historical relationship between urbanization and development the role cities play in fostering economic growth in a globalizing world the unique characteristics of urban poverty and the poor record of interventions designed to tackle it the complexities of managing urban environments; issues of urban crime, violence, war and terrorism in contemporary cities the importance of urban planning, governance and politics in shaping city futures. This book brings into conversation debates from urban and development studies and highlights the strengths and weaknesses of current policy and planning responses to the contemporary urban challenge. It includes research orientated supplements in the form of summaries, boxed case studies, development questions and further reading. The book is intended for senior undergraduate and graduate students interested in urban, international and development studies, as well as policy-makers and planners concerned with equitable and sustainable urban development.
Author: Jo Beall,Sean Fox
In recent decades, the lives of people in their late teens and twenties have changed so dramatically that a new stage of life has developed. In his provocative work, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has identified the period of emerging adulthood as distinct from both the adolescence that precedes it and the young adulthood that comes in its wake. Arnett's new paradigm has received a surge of scholarly attention due to his book that launched the field, Emerging Adulthood. On the 10th Anniversary of the publication of his groundbreaking work, the second edition of Emerging Adulthood fully updates and expands Arnett's findings and includes brand new chapters on media use, social class issues, and the distinctive problems of this life stage. In spite of the challenges they face, Arnett explains that emerging adults are particularly skilled at maintaining contradictory emotions--they are confident while being wary, and optimistic in the face of large degrees of uncertainty. Merging stories from the lives of emerging adults themselves with decades of research, Arnett covers a wide range of topics, including love and sex, relationships with parents, experiences at college and work, and views of what it means to be an adult. He also refutes many of the negative stereotypes about emerging adults today, finding that they are not "lazy" but remarkably hard-working in most cases, and not "selfish" but rather concerned with making a contribution to improving the world. As the nature of American youth and the meaning of adulthood further evolve, Emerging Adulthood will continue to be essential reading for understanding the face of modern America.
The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties
Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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.
Author: Neil J. Salkind
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Help students understand how culture impacts development - and why it matters. Through current research and examples from around the world, Arnett/Maynard's Child Development provides students with a more accurate and practical understanding of how development works in the real world. Whether they travel the globe or remain in their home towns, students will benefit from being able to think culturally about human development and our culturally diverse and globalized world. New U.S. and international videos, shot in several countries, allow students to observe similarities and differences in human development across cultures. MyDevelopmentLab is an integral part of the Arnett/Maynard program. Key learning applications include a personalized study plan, MyDevelopmentLab Video Series, and MyVirtualChild. A better teaching and learning experience The teaching and learning experience with this program helps to: Personalize Learning - MyDevelopmentLab is online learning. MyDevelopmentLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Understand Culture and Diversity - Extensive cultural coverage is woven into the narrative and on vivid display in images. Improve Critical Thinking - Students will learn to think critically about the influence of culture on development. Learning objectives, listed at the start of each chapter and within every section, help students better organize and understand the material. Engage Students - Research and examples on the similarities and differences in child development across cultures will fascinate students. Explore Research - Students are presented with current research and examples from around the world. Support Instructors - All supplements were developed around the textbook's carefully constructed learning objectives. Child Development: A Cultural Approach, covers prenatal development through adolescence and emerging adulthood and is available in hardcover, paperback, and à la Carte versions. It is also available in an abridged paperback version, Child Development through Middle Childhood . Click here to view a sample chapter! http://www.pearsonhighered.com/showcase/arnettmaynard/ 020594972X / 9780205949724 Child Development Plus New MyDevelopmentLab with eText Package consists of 0205841074 / 9780205841073 Child Development: A Cultural Approach 0205206522 / 9780205206520 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card
A Cultural Approach
Author: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett,Ashley Maynard
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Updated and expanded to 124 entries, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development remains the authoritative reference in the field.
Author: Brian Hopkins,Elena Geangu,Sally Linkenauger
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This book is an extension of the authors' earlier books titled Human Development in Aotearoa (Bird and Drewery, 2000; Drewery and Bird, 2004). The title has changed to emphasise the interlinking concerns of family, place and culture for human lives across time. Though the authors are still writing from their home in Aotearoa New Zealand, in this edition they explore the journeys through life for people around the world, and hope that this approach will be useful for professionals and students in New Zealand as well as for people in other countries who may be interested in following and analyzing the same perspective on human development. The authors achieve this by centreing their studies in Aotearoa, while at the same time acknowledging that development occurs in a global setting. In this book, international concerns about human development are considered while also holding on to the importance of lived worlds of our specific locations. Considering place does not mean that this title pays attention to only one location. As the book was being written, the authors considered family, place and culture as complex and movable aspects of human identity. This edition embraces more contemporary questions that have developmental implications, and psychology, sociology, history, anthropology, cultural studies, biology, demography and economic development studies are considered in order to create a picture of the way we humans live today in a complex, constantly changing world.
Family, Place, Culture
Author: Lise Claiborne,Lise Bird,Wendy Drewery
Category: Developmental psychology