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Why Youth Is Not Wasted on the Young: Immaturity in Human Development
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date April 23, 2007
Pages 276
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405149518
ISBN-10 1405149515
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $127.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young examines the nature of childhood through an evolutionary lens and argues that childhood is an essential stage of development with its own unique purposes, separate from those of adulthood; a time of growth and discovery that should not be rushed.

  • Written by a renowned developmental psychologist
  • Examines the role that our period of immaturity plays on the social, emotional, and educational needs of today’s children
  • Challenges common perceptions of children as simply “adults in training”


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Hardcover
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1 edition from Blackwell Pub (April 23, 2007)
9781405149518 | details & prices | 276 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $127.95
About: Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young examines the nature of childhood through an evolutionary lens and argues that childhood is an essential stage of development with its own unique purposes, separate from those of adulthood; a time of growth and discovery that should not be rushed.
Paperback
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1 edition from Blackwell Pub (April 23, 2007)
9781405149525 | details & prices | 276 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $43.95
About: Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young examines the nature of childhood through an evolutionary lens and argues that childhood is an essential stage of development with its own unique purposes, separate from those of adulthood; a time of growth and discovery that should not be rushed.
Miscellaneous
from Blackwell Pub (February 24, 2009)
9781405181457 | details & prices | 288 pages | List price $31.95

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