The fourth edition of this market-leading cross-cultural human development text offers an interdisciplinary exploration of major developmental topics across the lifespan. Presented in a chronological-within-topics approach, this text focuses on cultural contexts throughout the world while emphasizing links between theory, research and practical applications.
Provides an intelligent, cross-cultural examination of human development throughout the lifespan, integrating basic principles and research findings with abundant concrete examples. Emphasis is placed on cultural-ecological and developmental contextual models that recognize the reciprocal influence of individuals and their surrounding environments. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.