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Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development (5th Edition)

Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development (5th Edition)
Author: Harry W. Gardiner - Corinne Kosmitzki
ISBN 13: 9780205841745
ISBN 10: 205841740
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-07-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $116.40

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.