Taking sides. Clashing views in life-span development / Allison A. Buskirk-Cohen [editor]
Book | McGraw-Hill Education Create | 2018 | Sixth edition.
Available at WCTC Social Issues Collection (BF713 .T35 2018)
iv, 350 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Unit 1. General issues in the study of lifespan development. Does the cultural environment influence lifespan development more than our genes? -- Is Chinese parenting culturally distinct? -- Should happiness be our goal?
Unit 2. Prenatal development and infancy. Are midwives and home births the best option? -- Is breastfeeding inevitably best for healthy development? -- Is co-sleeping safe for baby?
Unit 3. Early childhood. Do innate gender differences influence how children learn? -- Is preschool education worthwhile?
Unit 4. Middle childhood. Are violent video games necessarily bad for children? -- Should we try to "cure" autism?
Unit 5. Adolescence. Is working dangerous for teens? -- Is there a sexting epidemic?
Unit 6. Early adulthood. Is Greek life dangerous for teens? -- Do religion and spirituality mean the same thing to today's college students? -- Is Facebook bad for college student's health?
Unit 7. Middle adulthood: -- Do adults need to place more value on marriage? -- Should grandparents have visitation rights to their grandchildren?
Unit 8. Late adulthood: -- Should assisted suicide be legal for everyone? -- Should we try to "cure" old age?
Buskirk-Cohen, Allison A., editor.
Taking sides. Clashing views in lifespan development
Clashing views in life-span development
Clashing views in lifespan development