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Developmental systems theory : an integrative approach

Developmental systems theory : an integrative approach

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Ford, Donald H. Lerner, Richard M.
Title Statement
Developmental systems theory : an integrative approach / Donald H. Ford, Richard M. Lerner.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Newbury Park, CA :   Sage Publications ,   1992.  
Physical Medium
xi, 259 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0803946619
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
System theory. Developmental psychology.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Preface = ⅶ
1. The Past as Prologue to the Present = 1
 Changes in Philosophy and Theory in Human Development = 3
 Contextual Metamodels and Change = 10
 Mechanistic, Organismic, and Developmental Contextualism Metamodels Compared = 12
 Next Steps = 26
2. The Concepts of Stability, Variability, Change, and Development = 27
 Differences, Variability, and Change = 28
 Components of a Definition of Development = 37
 A Provisional Definition of Development = 46
 Other Concepts About Change = 51
 Next Steps = 53
3. Developmental Contextualism: Biology and Context as the Liberators of Human Potential = 54
 Multivariate, Multilevel Organization = 54
 The Fused Influences of Biology and Context on Development = 59
 Heredity-Environment Dynamic Interactions = 64
 Biology and the Contexts of Human Life = 76
 Individuals' Behavior as the Means of Fusing the Influences of Biology and Context on Development = 80
 Summary = 87
 Next Steps = 87
4. The Person as an Open, Self-Regulating, Self-Constructing System = 91
 Complex Organization and the Concept of System = 93
 The Person as a Living System = 102
 System Component Structures and Functions = 111
 What Can Develop? = 135
 When Does Development Occur? = 143
 Next Steps = 145
5. Processes and Dynamics in Developmental Systems Theory = 147
 Development Described as a Sequence of Outcomes = 148
 Outcomes, Processes, and Dynamics = 149
 Three Types of Change-Related Processes = 151
 Conditions That Facilitate and Constrain Change and Development = 159
 Mechanisms of Change and Development = 165
 Living Systems Dynamics and Developmental Processes = 168
 Stability-Maintaining Processes = 173
 Incremental-Change Processes = 178
 Transformational Change Processes = 193
 Developmental Pathways Through Life Emerge From the Operation of All Three Processes = 200
 Summary and Implications = 203
 Final Steps = 206
6. The Present as Prologue to the Future = 207
 Implications for Research Questions = 208
 Implications for Research Methods = 217
 Implications for Professional Interventions = 221
 Implications for Social Policy = 228
 In Conclusion = 230
References = 232
Name Index = 247
Subject Index = 252
About the Authors = 258


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