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Child Development A Practical Introduction by Kevin Crowley

Child Development A Practical Introduction


Child Development A Practical Introduction by Kevin Crowley

Focusing on the earliest years (0-8), the new edition of this bestselling textbook continues to provide a comprehensive overview of the research, theory, and current practice in the field of child development. The new edition is fully up to date with current policy and legislation and now includes; * New `Research boxes' in each chapter helping students link theory to practice * Increased coverage on children's social and emotional development * A brand new companion website including a selection of free SAGE Journal articles, annotated further readings, weblinks and useful online materials.


You can never know enough, or study too much, when it comes to child development. Books like this, then, are very welcome, not just for students or those beginning their careers, but for more experienced practitioners who want to keep abreast of current research, or need to reflect on their practice or challenge entrenched thinking. Being a second edition, the book has been updated with current policy and legislation. A thorough book without being to weighty , and each chapter is comprehensively referenced to help broaden your knowledge. -- Neil Henty

About the Author

Dr Kevin Crowley is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of South Wales. He has published research papers in a number of areas of child development, including bilingual language and literacy development, and play and learning in the early years.

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Publication date

23rd March 2017


Kevin Crowley

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SAGE Publications Ltd


320 pages


Child & developmental psychology



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