cViews of children's psychological development have varied widely over the course of history, and still vary across cultures and political regimes. Having started from a philosophical perspective, with Locke's notion of a 'tabula rasa' and Rousseau's idea of innate qualities, the debate about mechanisms of child development has become a field of scientific endeavour that has grown dramatically in recent years. David Messer and Julie Dockrell bring together both classic papers and more recent publications which have ...

Developmental Psychology: A Reader 1998, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780340705629

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