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Social Work 7200: Human Development Through the Life Course: Developmental Theories

Library guide for SW 7200 Social Work Across the Lifespan course.

Theories of Aging

Books:

Johnson, M. (2005). The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology). Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Bengtson, V., Settersten, R., Kennedy, B., Morrow-Howell, N., & Smith, J. (2016). Handbook of theories of aging (Third ed.).

Articles: 

Achenbaum, W. A., & Bengtson, V. L. (1994). Re-engaging the disengagement theory of aging: On the history and assessment of theory development in gerontology. The Gerontologist, 34(6), 756-763. doi:10.1093/geront/34.6.756

Achenbaum, W. A. (2013). How theory-building prompts explanations about generational connections in the domains of religion, spirituality, and aging. In M. Silverstein, R. Giarrusso, M. Silverstein, R. Giarrusso (Eds.) , Kinship and cohort in an aging society: From generation to generation (pp. 193-208). Baltimore, MD, US: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Dalby, P. (2006). Is there a process of spiritual change or development associated with ageing? A critical review of research. Aging & Mental Health, 10(1), 4-12. doi:10.1080/13607860500307969

Wadensten, B. (2007). The theory of gerotranscendence as applied to gerontological nursing - Part I. International Journal Of Older People Nursing, 2(4), 289-294. doi:10.1111/j.1748-3743.2007.00085.x

Attachment Theories

Books:

Bowlby, S., & King, P. (2011). Fifty Years of Attachment Theory Recollections of Donald Winnicott and John Bowlby (WCL). London: Karnac Book.Online access

Shiller, V. (2017). The attachment bond : Affectional ties across the lifespan.

Van der Horst, F. (2011). John Bowlby : From psychoanalysis to ethology : Unravelling the roots of attachment theory. Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Articles:

Bretherton, I. (1992). The origins of attachment theory: John Bowlby and Mary AinsworthDevelopmental Psychology28(5), 759-775. doi:10.1037/0012-1649.28.5.759

Flores, P. J. (2017). Attachment theory and group psychotherapyInternational Journal Of Group Psychotherapy67(Supp1), S50-S59. doi:10.1080/00207284.2016.1218766

Keller, H. (2013). Attachment and cultureJournal Of Cross-Cultural Psychology44(2), 175-194. doi:10.1177/0022022112472253

Pallini, S., & Barcaccia, B. (2014). A meeting of the minds: John Bowlby encounters Jean Piaget. Review Of General Psychology18(4), 287-292. doi:10.1037/gpr0000016

van Rosmalen, L., van der Horst, F. P., & van der Veer, R. (2016). From secure dependency to attachment: Mary Ainsworth’s integration of Blatz’s security theory into Bowlby’s attachment theory. History Of Psychology19(1), 22-39. doi:10.1037/hop0000015

Schwartz, J. (2015). The unacknowledged history of John Bowlby's attachment theory. British Journal Of Psychotherapy31(2), 251-266. doi:10.1111/bjp.12149

 

Behaviorism and Social Learning Theories

Books:

Grusec, J. E. (1994). Social learning theory and developmental psychology: The legacies of Robert R. Sears and Albert Bandura. In R. D. Parke, P. A. Ornstein, J. J. Rieser, C. Zahn-Waxler, R. D. Parke, P. A. Ornstein, ... C. Zahn-Waxler (Eds.) , A century of developmental psychology (pp. 473-497). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/10155-016

Todd, J., & Morris, E. (1995). Modern perspectives on B.F. Skinner and contemporary behaviorism(Contributions in psychology, no. 28). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Turner, F. (1996). Social work treatment : Interlocking theoretical approaches (4th ed.). New York: Free Press.

Articles:

Haiying, J., & Benyu, G. (2006). From Neo-behaviorism to Social Constructivism: The Transformation of Albert Bandura's Research ParadigmPsychological Science (China)29(1), 225-227.

Leão, M. C., Laurenti, C., & Haydu, V. B. (2016). Darwinism, radical behaviorism, and the role of variation in Skinnerian explaining behavior. Behavior Analysis: Research And Practice16(1), 1-11. doi:10.1037/bar0000025

Nakazawa, J., Ohnogi, H., Itoh, H., & Sakano, Y. (1988). From social learning theory to social cognitive theory: Recent advances in Bandura's theory and related researchJapanese Psychological Review31(2), 229-251.

Robinson, E. A., & Jacobson, N. S. (1987). Social learning theory and family psychopathology: A Kantian model in behaviorism?. In T. Jacob, T. Jacob (Eds.) , Family interaction and psychopathology: Theories, methods, and findings (pp. 117-162). New York, NY, US: Plenum Press.

Siegel, P. F. (1996). The meaning of behaviorism for B. F. Skinner. Psychoanalytic Psychology13(3), 343-365. doi:10.1037/h0079660

Cognitive & Socio-Cultural Theories

Books:

Clegg, J. (2009). The observation of human systems : Lessons from the history of anti-reductionistic empirical psychology. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.

Forman, E. (1993). Contexts for learning : Sociocultural dynamics in children's developmentebook

Articles:

Davidson, K. (2010). The integration of cognitive and sociocultural theories of literacy development: Why? How?Alberta Journal Of Educational Research56(3), 246-256.

Fields, D. A. (2013). Arguing against the underpinnings of Piaget’s theory of development. Theory & Psychology23(6), 855-856. doi:10.1177/0959354313483382

Kozulin, A. (1999). Sociocultural contexts of cognitive theory. Human Development42(2), 78-82. doi:10.1159/000022612

Marginson, S., & Dang, T. A. (2017). Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory in the context of globalizationAsia Pacific Journal Of Education37(1), 116-129.

Prawat, R. S. (1999). Cognitive theory at the crossroads: Head fitting, head splitting, or somewhere in between?Human Development42(2), 59-77. doi:10.1159/000022611

Humanistic Theories

Books:

Munro, D., Schumaker, J., & Carr, S. (1997). Motivation and culture. New York: Routledge.

Schneider, K., Pierson, J., & Bugental, J. (2014). The handbook of humanistic psychology theory, research, and practice. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

Articles:

Acevedo, A. (2015). A personalistic appraisal of maslow’s needs theory of motivation: From 'humanistic' psychology to integral humanismJournal Of Business Ethics, doi:10.1007/s10551-015-2970-0

DeRobertis, E. M. (2006). Deriving a Humanistic Theory of Child Development From the Works of Carl R. Rogers and Karen HorneyThe Humanistic Psychologist34(2), 177-199. doi:10.1207/s15473333thp3402_5

Farmer, R. (1984). Humanistic education and self-actualization theoryEducation105(2), 162-172.

Moreira, V. (2012). From person-centered to humanistic-phenomenological psychotherapy: The contribution of Merleau-Ponty to Carl Rogers's thought. Person-Centered And Experiential Psychotherapies11(1), 48-63. doi:10.1080/14779757.2012.656410

Taylor, E. (2000). 'What is man, psychologist, that thou art so unmindful of him?': Henry A. Murray on the historical relation between classical personality theory and humanistic psychology. Journal Of Humanistic Psychology40(3), 29-42. doi:10.1177/0022167800403003

Wilson, S. R. (1988). The 'real self' controversy: Toward an integration of humanistic and interactionist theoryJournal Of Humanistic Psychology28(1), 39-65. doi:10.1177/0022167888281003

Winston, C. N. (2016). An existential-humanistic-positive theory of human motivation. The Humanistic Psychologist44(2), 142-163. doi:10.1037/hum0000028

Theories of Intelligence

Books:

Barnett, S. M., Ceci, S. J., & Williams, W. M. (2006). Is the Ability to Make a Bacon Sandwich a Mark of Intelligence?, and Other Issues: Some Reflections on Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences. In J. A. Schaler, J. A. Schaler (Eds.) , Howard Gardner under fire: The rebel psychologist faces his critics (pp. 95-114). Chicago, IL, US: Open Court Publishing Co.

Brody, N. (2006). Geocentric Theory: A Valid Alternative to Gardner's Theory of Intelligence. In J. A. Schaler, J. A. Schaler (Eds.) , Howard Gardner under fire: The rebel psychologist faces his critics (pp. 73-94). Chicago, IL, US: Open Court Publishing Co.

Scott, L. (1998). Comparing the Stanford-Binet intelligence test, Fourth edition, and the Wechsler intelligence scale for children, Third edition, in specific learning disability and mild intellectual disability students.

Articles:

Almeida, L. S., Prieto, M. D., Ferreira, A. I., Bermejo, M. R., Ferrando, M., & Ferrándiz, C. (2010). Intelligence assessment: Gardner multiple intelligence theory as an alternativeLearning And Individual Differences20(3), 225-230. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2009.12.010

Gunderson, E. A., Hamdan, N., Sorhagen, N. S., & D'Esterre, A. P. (2017). Who needs innate ability to succeed in math and literacy? Academic-domain-specific theories of intelligence about peers versus adults. Developmental Psychology53(6), 1188-1205. doi:10.1037/dev0000282

Klein, P. D. (1997). Multiplying the problems of intelligence by eight: A critique of Gardner's theoryCanadian Journal Of Education22(4), 377-394. doi:10.2307/1585790

Plucker, J. A., Lim, W., & Lee, K. (2017). Viewing Through One Prism or Two? Discriminant Validity of Implicit Theories of Intelligence and Creativity. Psychology Of Aesthetics, Creativity, And The Arts, doi:10.1037/aca0000126

Williams, T. H., McIntosh, D. E., Dixon, F., Newton, J. H., & Youman, E. (2010). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, Fifth edition, with a high-achieving samplePsychology In The Schools47(10), 1071-1083. doi:10.1002/pits.20525

Theories of Moral Development

Books:

Gibbs, J. C. (2014). Moral development and reality: Beyond the theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt., 3rd ed. New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.

Payne, M., & Campling, J. (2005). Modern social work theory (3rd ed.). Chicago, Ill.: Lyceum Books.

Articles:

Çam, Z., Seydooğullari, S., Çavdar, D., & Çok, F. (2012). Classical and contemporary approaches for moral developmentKuram Ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri12(2, Suppl), 1222-1225.

Gibbs, J. C. (1991). Toward an integration of Kohlberg's and Hoffman's moral development theoriesHuman Development34(2), 88-104. doi:10.1159/000277036

Jespersen, K., Kroger, J., & Martinussen, M. (2013). Identity status and moral reasoning: A meta-analysis. Identity: An International Journal Of Theory And Research13(3), 266-280. doi:10.1080/15283488.2013.799472

Rhodes, M. L. (1985). Gilligan's theory of moral development as applied to social workSocial Work30(2), 101-105.

Sullivan, E. V. (1977). A study of Kohlberg's structural theory of moral development: A critique of liberal social science ideology. Human Development20(6), 352-376. doi:10.1159/000271568

Psychodynamic Theories

Books:

Berzoff, J., Flanagan, L., & Hertz, P. (2016). Inside out and outside in : Psychodynamic clinical theory and psychopathology in contemporary multicultural contexts (Fourth ed.).

Dufresne, T. (2017). The late Sigmund Freud : Or, the last word on psychoanalysis, society, and all the riddles of life. (Available upon request via ILLiad)

Homans, P., & Jung, C. (1979). Jung in context : Modernity and the making of a psychology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Articles:

Brandell, J. R. (2013). Psychoanalysis in the Halls of Social Work Academe: Can this Patient be Saved?Journal Of Social Work Practice27(3), 235-248.

Davis, D. A. (1990). Freud's unwritten casePsychoanalytic Psychology7(2), 185-209. doi:10.1037/h0079149

Hoare, C. H. (2005). Erikson's General and Adult Developmental Revisions of Freudian Thought: 'Outward, Forward, Upward'Journal Of Adult Development12(1), 19-31. doi:10.1007/s10804-005-1279-0

McLeod, P. L., & Kettner-Polley, R. B. (2004). Contributions of psychodynamic theories to understanding small groupsSmall Group Research35(3), 333-361. doi:10.1177/1046496404264973

Mishna, F., Van Wert, M., & Asakura, K. (2013). The Best Kept Secret in Social Work: Empirical Support for Contemporary Psychodynamic Social Work PracticeJournal Of Social Work Practice27(3), 289-303.

Wallerstein, R. S. (1998). Erikson's concept of ego identity reconsideredJournal Of The American Psychoanalytic Association46(1), 229-247. doi:10.1177/000306519804600112