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Human Development Across Lives And Generations

The Potential For Change

Human Development Across Lives And Generations - ISBN: 9780521535793
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Genre: Ontwikkelingspsychologie
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Beschrijving

How much change is possible over a lifetime and across generations? What is realistic in what we can do to promote healthy human development in our nations? A group of leading international scholars in the fields of psychology and psychiatry, economics, and sociology address these important questions. Chapters discuss marriage, divorce, and ‘living together’; poverty or economic disadvantage; psychological traits and health, and how these affect parents and their children. Each section also has a chapter on interventions to improve lives.

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Titel: Human Development Across Lives And Generations
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 412
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
NUR: Ontwikkelingspsychologie
Editor: Chase-lansdale, P.lindsay
Afmetingen: 229 x 152 x 21
Gewicht: 575 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 0521535794
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780521535793
Intern nummer: 3752673
Volume: 1

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'… thoughtful and valuable … It is strongly recommended for researchers, clinicians and students, and for policy makers whose concern is to improve the circumstances of childhood for the benefit of the child's future life as well as for the benefit of society.' Psychological Medicine

Inhoudsopgave

Figures and tables; Contributors; Foreword Klaus Jacobs; Acknowledgments; Part I. Introduction and Overview: 1. Introduction P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Kathleen Kiernan and Ruth J. Friedman; 2. Life-course development: the interplay of social-selection and social causations within and across generations Avshalom Caspi; Part II. Human Capital: 3. An overview of economic and social opportunities and disadvantage in European households Brian Nolan and Bertrand Maitre; 4. Parental, childhood, and early adult legacies in the emergence of adult social exclusion: evidence on what matters from a British cohort John Hobcraft; 5. Individual and parent based intervention strategies for promoting human capital and positive behavior Greg J. Duncan and Katherine Magnuson; Part III. Partnership Behavior: 6. Cohabitation and divorce across nations and generations Kathleen Kiernan; 7. The intergenerational transmission of couple instability E. Mavis Hetherington and Anne Mitchell Elmore; 8. Strengthening partnerships and families Kurt Hahlweg; Part IV. Psychological Health and Development: 9. Intergenerational continuities and discontinuities in psychological problems Michael Rutter; 10. Environmental influences on intellectual abilities in childhood: findings from a longitudinal adoption study Michel Duyme, Louise Arsenault, Annick-Camille Dumaret; 11. Intervention and policy as change agents for young children Jeanne Brooks-Gunn; Part V. Conclusion: 12. Human development and the potential for change from the perspective of multiple disciplines: what have we learned? P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale and Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal; Index.

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