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Child and Adolescent Development

A Social Justice Approach (First Edition)
Kristine Anthis
©2021, 514 pages

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    Child and Adolescent Development: A Social Justice Approach features portraits of development at each stage interwoven with the findings of developmental science research on how inequitable resources and opportunities, which are influenced by social, economic, and political factors, can impact development. The text also presents findings on how such data can be used to reduce inequities for children and their families, thereby optimizing development and allowing individuals to reach their full potential no matter who they are.

    The text begins with a chapter that briefly describes the stages, domains, and patterns of child and adolescent development, as well as traditional and contemporary theories. Subsequent chapters provide insight into the research methods of developmental science and explain how epigenetic influences affect development. The book then progresses chronologically, discussing the physical, cognitive, and emotional changes that occur within each stage, guiding readers through a tapestry of development from conception through adolescence.

    Throughout, Pan & Zoom sections supply both big-picture and microscopic understandings of development, Tech & Media asides highlight the influences that technology and media can have on child and adolescent development, and Mentor Minutes provide readers with practical wisdom through interviews with diverse professionals working in the field.

    Featuring a timely and much-needed perspective on development, Child and Adolescent Development: A Social Justice Approach is an ideal resource for courses in psychology, education, counseling, human services, and social work.

    Kristine Anthis is a professor of psychology at Southern Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses in development and personality. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Nebraska and served as a fellow in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University. Dr. Anthis is a member of APA Division 2: Society for the Teaching of Psychology, and APA Division 7: Developmental Psychology. She has won multiple university-wide teaching awards and has served as a reviewer for the Teaching of Psychology journal. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with her wife and son.
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    "Amidst the sea of textbooks covering child and adolescent development, this book represents a refreshing change, placing issues of equity and justice front and center. This is a book that is suitable for modern times and will resonate with students with diverse backgrounds and life experiences."
    Moin Syed Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Minnesota

    "This well executed text illustrates the numerous social disparities that profoundly affect the lives of children, teens, and families using diverse case studies and cutting-edge psychological science."
    Harry Voulgarakis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Child Study, St. Joseph's College of New York

    "This book, more relevant than ever to the needs of today's world, greatly helps us understand what types of changes are needed in society to promote more equitable developmental outcomes for youth."
    Seth Schwartz, Ph.D., Professor of Public Health Sciences - University of Miami, Professor of Educational Psychology - University of Texas
    Read the article by Kristine Anthis titled Is the U.S. Really a Land of Opportunity for Children? in Psychology Today. The article addresses the decline of social mobility as a social justice issue in education and underscores the importance of high-quality and low-cost education in the time of COVID-19.