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Theories of Human Development

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Intended for courses on theories of human development, this new text presents nine theories grouped into three major families-those that emphasize biological systems; those that emphasize environmental factors; and those that emphasize a dynamic interaction between biological and environmental forces.

Author Biography

Barbara M. Newman is currently a professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Rhode Island

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Theories That Emphasize Biological Factorsp. 15
Evolutionary Theoryp. 19
Psychosexual Theoryp. 45
Cognitive Developmental Theoryp. 81
Theories That Emphasize Environmental Factorsp. 121
Learning Theoriesp. 125
Social Role Theoryp. 159
Life Course Theoryp. 185
Theories That Emphasize the Interaction of Person and Environmentp. 207
Psychosocial Theoryp. 211
Cognitive Social-Historical Theoryp. 241
Dynamic Systems Theoryp. 269
Referencesp. 297
Author Indexp. 321
Subject Indexp. 331
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