Human Development: A Life-Span View

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Authors : Robert V. Kail; John C. Cavanaugh


720 Pages  Hardcover 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013, 1996

©2016 , Published


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Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, Seventh Edition. With its comprehensive, succinct, and applied coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students' interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and... more


The authors' modified chronological treatment reduces redundancy and emphasizes the integrated biopsychosocial model of human development over the course of the life span. This organization also allows the book to be briefer (just 16 chapters) and more manageable for a one-semester course.

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