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HDEV, 4th Edition

  • Spencer Rathus
  • Rebecca Rogerson
  • Laura Berk
  • ISBN-10: 0176874259
  • ISBN-13: 9780176874254
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2015, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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Overview

About the Product

The fourth Canadian edition of HDEV highlights relevant, updated research, immediately engaging students by emphasizing the biopsychosocial framework of lifespan psychology. It provides current coverage of topics such as the effects of technology, LGBTQ, social media, physician-assisted dying, changing family dynamics, and many more. The new edition continues to update and incorporate relevant content relating to Indigenous peoples in Canada throughout the text. Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, HDEV’s format combines an easy-to-reference paperback textbook with popular tear-out Chapter Review Cards.

Features

  • “Emerging Canada” features explore timely Canadian trends and integrate current Canadian statistics throughout.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format, increasing the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • Innovative format – each chapter includes a detachable tear-out Chapter in Review Card for convenient, quick review and class preparation. Student Review Cards contain all pertinent review information, including key terms, definitions, learning objectives, and section summaries.

About the Author

Spencer Rathus

Spencer Rathus obtained his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and has wide experience in hospital and other health settings. He is currently on the faculty at New York University. He has published some 30 research articles, focusing on the areas of human sexuality, substance abuse, and assertive behavior. He developed the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written college textbooks in such areas as human sexuality, child and adolescent development, college success, and HIV/AIDS. He has also served on educational task forces aimed at diversity Issues at both the precollege and undergraduate levels

Rebecca Rogerson

Rebecca Rogerson has worked as an international development consultant and social justice advocate for almost twenty years. Her focus on Southern Africa, HIV and AIDS, and Indigenous Peoples’ rights, has led her to develop and implement award-winning community-based, national level and education-based curricula and programs. She is currently pursuing her graduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at York University while teaching in the Social Service Worker Program at Seneca College. She is passionate about providing culturally appropriate counselling to marginalized communities, and dabbles in creative writing as a vehicle for social change. She has three children and lives in Ontario.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1: History, Theories, and Methods
Chapter 2: Heredity and Prenatal Development

Part Two: Birth and Infancy
Chapter 3: Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World
Chapter 4: Infancy: Physical Development
Chapter 5: Infancy: Cognitive Development
Chapter 6: Infancy: Social and Emotional Development

Part Three: Early and Middle Childhood
Chapter 7: Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 8: Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 9: Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 10: Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development

Part Four: Adolescence and Early Adulthood
Chapter 11: Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 12: Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 13: Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 14: Early Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development

Part Five: Middle and Late Adulthood
Chapter 15: Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 16: Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 17: Late Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
Chapter 18: Late Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
Chapter 19: Life’s Final Chapter

References
Name Index
Subject Index
Chapter in Review Cards

New to this edition

  • Greater cultural diversity in images and content, reflective of the current Canadian population.
  • Expanded and updated coverage of issues of gender and feminist perspectives.
  • Expanded relevant content relating to Indigenous peoples in Canada.
  • Updated statistics, figures, tables, and photos that highlight the most recent research and developments in the field of human development.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887687 | ISBN-13: 9780176887681)
MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887695 | ISBN-13: 9780176887698)
VitalSource eBook: HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887733 | ISBN-13: 9780176887735)
Nelson Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access for Rathus' HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887725 | ISBN-13: 9780176887728)
Online Only Instructor's Resources for Rathus' HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887709 | ISBN-13: 9780176887704)

Student Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887687 | ISBN-13: 9780176887681)
MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' HDEV  (ISBN-10: 0176887695 | ISBN-13: 9780176887698)
eBook: HDEV, Fourth Edition  (ISBN-10: 0176924698 | ISBN-13: 9780176924690)