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Recent Theories of Human Development
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Recent Theories of Human Development



November 2000 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The past 20 years have seen the decline of the traditional `grand' theories that attempt to cover universal human development, in favour of `micro-theories' focusing on individual differences.

Recent Theories of Human Development provides in-depth supplemental reading on these recent and emerging theories.

 
Theory Trends
 
PART ONE: EXTENSIONS OF TRADITION
 
Psychobiology, Sociobiology
 
Connectionism and Dynamic Systems
 
Environmental/Ecological Theories
 
Beyond Piaget
 
Beyond Vygotsky
 
Models of Interaction
 
A Potpourri of Theories
 
PART TWO: PRODUCTS OF SOCIAL MOVEMENT
 
Growing Up in Poverty
 
Ethnic Minorities
 
Feminist Perspectives
 
Sexual Orientations
 
PART THREE: FINAL OBSERVATIONS
 
Retrospect and Prospect

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