Creating Human Development Theories : A Guide for the Social Sciences and Humanities


Creating Human Development Theories : A Guide for the Social Sciences and Humanities

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 224 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781440831980
  • DDC分類 301

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How-and why-do humans develop as they do? This book clearly explains the key components of human development theories and describes how to compose novel theories regarding this age-old puzzle.* Succinctly describes the theory-construction process in language free from technical jargon that is accessible to college students or general readers interested in the nature and structure of theories* Identifies the essential components that comprise theories-scientific explanations-of the human-development process, allowing readers to see how different thinkers address common concepts in their well-known theories* Offers five new theories built according to the guidelines proposed in the explanation of human development theory components

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Nature of the Book 1 (4)
Part I An Architectural Plan for Building 5 (94)
Chapter 2 The Need, the Domain, the 7 (12)
Chapter 3 Basic Assumptions and Key Terms 19 (18)
Chapter 4 Causes and Stages of Development 37 (18)
Chapter 5 Evidence and Proof 55 (24)
Chapter 6 Interpreting Evidence 79 (12)
Chapter 7 Theory Applications 91 (8)
Part II Five Illustrative Theories 99 (106)
Chapter 8 Manual Dexterity 101(22)
Chapter 9 Anger-Expression Control 123(22)
Chapter 10 Guilt and Pride 145(20)
Chapter 11 Reverence 165(16)
Chapter 12 Interethnic Social Exchanges: 181(24)
Willingness and Style
Retrospect 205(2)
References 207(12)
Name Index 219(2)
Subject Index 221