This locally adapted textbook helps students gain a deeper understanding of the many interacting forces affecting infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood. It includes local, multicultural and indigenous issues and perspectives, local research in development, regionally relevant statistical information, and National guidelines on health.
This book explores human physical, cognitive and social development within an Australian and New Zealand context. The text provides comprehensive theory coverage via the latest local and international research in this ever evolving field.
We acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and acknowledge Traditional Owners of the lands where our staff and students, live, learn and work.