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Recent Theories of Human Development
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Recent Theories of Human Development



October 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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Robert Murray Thomas

 R. Murray Thomas (Ph.D., Stanford University) is an emeritus professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where for three decades he taught educational psychology and directed the program in international education. He began his 50-year career in education as a high school teacher at Kamehameha Schools and Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, then continued at the college level at San Francisco State University, the State University of New York (Brockport), and Pajajaran University in Indonesia before moving to Santa Barbara. His professional publications exceed 340, including 46 books for which he served as author,... More About Author

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