Ein Mann namens Dave

Author: David J. Pelzer
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ISBN: 9783453877429
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Viele Jahre sind vergangen, seit Dave seiner brutalen Mutter entfliehen konnte, die ihn jahrelang misshandelt hatte. Obwohl er beruflich Karriere macht und selbst eine Familie gründet, kann er sich von den Schatten seiner Kindheit nur schwer befreien. Er fühlt sich als Aussenseiter und wird von Alpträumen verfolgt. Auch das Scheitern seiner Ehe erfüllt ihn mit Selbstzweifeln. Als Dave dann seiner Mutter nach Jahren wieder begegnet, erfährt er erneut unverminderten Hass. Er sucht nach Gründen für ihre Grausamkeit ihm gegenüber und findet erschütternde Spuren in ihrer eigenen Kindheit.

Tell Me What Happened

Author: Michael E. Lamb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118881656
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Represents a scholarly and ambitious attempt to improve the quality of interviews received by the courts and minimize the risks of miscarriages of justice, for victims and defendants This book updates the previous review of research on children’s testimony—reexamining and readdressing how the quality of information provided by young witnesses is affected by the way they are questioned. Drawing upon both experimental and field studies conducted in different countries, it summarizes evidence supporting the effectiveness of the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Protocol and showcases the Protocol’s superiority over other current interviewing techniques for eliciting detailed and forensically useful content from child complainants. Written with both child protection professionals and researchers in mind, Tell Me What Happened: Questioning Children About Abuse offers advice and opinions drawn from actual investigative interviews as well as academic research. Its insightful chapters cover: children’s testimony; interview and questioning strategies; how investigators typically interview alleged victims; the NICHD Investigative Interview Protocols; the impact that following the Protocol has on interviews and children’s responses; interviewing victims under the age of six; interviewing children with developmental disabilities; using tools and props to complement the Protocol; training and maintaining good interviewing practices; and more. Provides a primary source of guidance practitioners and professionals involved in child protection Updates guidance for interviewers by adding consideration of emotional and motivational factors to better understand children’s behavior during interviews Integrates the substantial body of research published over the last decade and reflects upon questions that the field should continue to address Tell Me What Happened: Questioning Children About Abuse deserves to be read by all practitioners involved in child protection, whether as investigators, interviewers, judges, or lawyers.

Handbook of Psychology Developmental Psychology

Author: Irving B. Weiner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471384052
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This work provides an overview of cognitive, intellectual, personality, and social development across the lifespan, with attention to infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, and early/middle/late adulthood. Chapters cover a broad range of core topics including language acquisition, identity formation, and the role of family, peers, school, and workplace influences on continuity and change over time.

Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science Socioemotional Processes

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118953878
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The essential reference for human development theory, updatedand reconceptualized The Handbook of Child Psychology and DevelopmentalScience, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work towhich all others are compared. First published in 1946, and now inits Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been consideredthe definitive guide to the field of developmental science. Volume 3: Social, Emotional, and Personality Developmentpresentsup-to-date knowledge and theoretical understanding of theseveral facets of social, emotional and personality processes. Thevolume emphasizes that any specific processes, function, orbehavior discussed in the volume co-occurs alongside and isinextricably affected by the dozens of other processes, functions,or behaviors that are the focus of other researchers' work. As aresult, the volume underscores the importance of a focus on thewhole developing child and his or her sociocultural and historicalenvironment. Understand the multiple processes that are interrelated inpersonality development Discover the individual, cultural, social, and economicprocesses that contribute to the social, emotional, and personalitydevelopment of individuals Learn about the several individual and contextual contributionsto the development of such facets of the individual as morality,spirituality, or aggressive/violent behavior Study the processes that contribute to the development ofgender, sexuality, motivation, and social engagement The scholarship within this volume and, as well, across the fourvolumes of this edition, illustrate that developmental science isin the midst of a very exciting period. There is a paradigm shiftthat involves increasingly greater understanding of how todescribe, explain, and optimize the course of human life fordiverse individuals living within diverse contexts. ThisHandbook is the definitive reference for educators,policy-makers, researchers, students, and practitioners in humandevelopment, psychology, sociology, anthropology, andneuroscience.

Sprachwandel

Author: Rudi Keller
Publisher: UTB
ISBN: 3825242536
Format: PDF, ePub
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Eine natürliche Sprache ist eine spontane Ordnung; dabei ist sie weder Naturphänomen noch Artefakt, sondern ein Phänomen der dritten Art. Ihr gegenwärtiger Zustand ist - von wenigen Ausnahmen abgesehen - unbeabsichtigter, unreflektierter Nebeneffekt von Wahlhandlungen der einzelnen Sprecher im Zuge ihrer kommunikativen Bemühungen. Sprachwandel ist damit ein prototypisches Beispiel soziokultureller Evolution. Die Rekonstruktion des Wandels ist ein zentraler Baustein einer erklärenden Theorie eines Sprachzustandes. Der ihr adäquate Modus ist die Erklärung mittels der unsichtbaren Hand. "The book is a singulary good one; ... It will take some effort to surpass it." Studies in Language