Approaches to Social Development

  • Ann Birch
Part of the Introductory Psychology book series


At the end of this chapter you should be able to:
  1. 1.

    describe and evaluate psychodynamic, learning theory and cognitive approaches to development;

  2. 2.

    compare and contrast these three approaches.



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Further reading

  1. Bee, H. (1995) The Developing Child (7th edn) (New York: HarperCollins).Google Scholar
  2. Glassman, W. E. (1995) Approaches to Psychology (Buckingham, Philadelphia: Open University Press).Google Scholar
  3. McGurk, H. (1975) Growing and Changing (London: Methuen).Google Scholar
  4. Walker, S. (1984) Learning Theory and Behaviour Modification (London: Methuen).Google Scholar

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© Ann Birch 1997

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