|aHandbook of child psychology and developmental science /|ceditor-in-chief, Richard M. Lerner.
|aHoboken, New Jersey :|bJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.,|cc2015.
|a4 v. :|bill. ;|c29 cm.
|aRevision of Handbook of child psychology.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
|av. 1, Theory and method / volume editors, Willis F. Overton, Peter C. M. Molenaar -- v. 2, Cognitive processes / volume editors, Lynn S. Liben, Ulrich Müller -- v. 3, Socioemotional processes / volume editor, Michael E. Lamb -- v. 4, Ecological settings and processes / volume editors, Marc H. Bornstein, Tama Leventhal.
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