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Smith, Peter K.

Works: 125 works in 674 publications in 5 languages and 19,028 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies  Academic theses  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction
Classifications: BF721, 371.58
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Peter K Smith
Most widely held works by Peter K Smith
Tackling bullying in your school : a practical handbook for teachers by Sonia Sharp( )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents step-by-step advice on developing a whole school policy and suggests methods for tackling bullying through classroom and curriculum activities
School bullying : insights and perspectives by Peter K Smith( )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a succinct and authoritative account of research into the nature and extent of bullying in schools, evaluating the success of different approaches to the problem
Violence in schools : the response in Europe by Peter K Smith( )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding children's development by Peter K Smith( Book )

80 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised to take account of developments in the field, this edition includes new discussion of the major issues in current UK and European research as well as expanded coverage of the practical applications of this research
Blackwell handbook of childhood social development by Peter K Smith( Book )

46 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The content of this handbook on childhood social development is provided by by experts in the field from Australasia, Europe and North America. It covers 30 topics in terms of research, applied research and policy
Children and play by Peter K Smith( )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Arabic and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides an expansive definition of the term 'play', taking a look at its impact on children, as well as its adaptive value for birds and animals. It uses both contemporary and classic research to examine how different age groups and sexes participate in a wide variety of play
The nature of play : great apes and humans by Anthony D Pellegrini( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume brings together leading experts in developmental psychology and animal behavior to provide a new perspective on the nature and functions of play. Innovative and thought provoking, the book is filled with compelling findings from a range of human and animal settings." "While much of the knowledge on human play comes from industrialized Western societies, the book also features important chapters on hunter-gatherer and pastoral cultures. Throughout, an array of black-and-white photographs and other illustrations enliven this authoritative work." "Comprehensive and up to date, this tightly edited volume belongs on the desks of researchers and students in developmental psychology, comparative psychology, animal behavior, and evolutionary psychology, and will also be of interest to anthropologists. It is a richly informative text for advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level courses."--Jacket
The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of childhood social development by Peter K Smith( )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Building on the success of the highly acclaimed first edition, The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition continues with its presentation of the most thorough, authoritative, and up-to-date overview of research and theory concerning children's social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence. Contributions from an international cast of leading experts in their respective fields incorporate the latest findings and developments in each of the topics covered in the first edition - ranging from the family context, the peer group, social skills and social cognition, play, helping and moral reasoning to cooperation, competition, aggression and bullying, as well as children with special needs. This new edition is revised and updated throughout; it includes new chapters on issues such as children and the environment, cultural influences, the history of childhood, interventions, and neuro-psychological perspectives. Each chapter summarizes existing knowledge in the field, synthesizing the latest research in an accessible manner, while at the same time highlighting areas of emerging interest and growing debate. Editorial commentaries prefacing each section provide further synthesis and clarity for the topics covered. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition presents students, practitioners, and researchers alike with an invaluable resource for accessing the latest research and theories that shape our understanding of the social development of children"--
Play in animals and humans by Peter K Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global perspectives in early childhood education : diversity, challenges and possibilities by Marika Veisson( )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea for this book arose from presentations delivered at two conferences in Tartu and in Tallinn in Estonia. These conferences brought together many professionals and researchers working in early education, many from Europe, and also Australia and the USA. This book, written by 37 authors, consists of chapters about the development of early childhood education, children's developing skills and the early childhood curriculum, and about the role of early childhood teachers. Further topics are the role of parents in early childhood education, and the work with children with special needs in the preschool. The book will be of interest to those interested in early childhood practice and policy
Cyberbullying in the global playground : research from international perspectives by Qing Li( )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title provides an analysis of the emerging phenomenon of cyberbullying across the globe. To enhance our understanding of this new behavioural trend, the authors share the results and their analysis of projects relating to cyberbullying undertaken in countries around the world
Bullying in schools : how successful can interventions be? by Peter K Smith( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bullying in schools: How successful can interventions be? is the first comparative account of the major intervention projects against school bullying that have been carried out by educationalists and researchers since the 1980s, across Europe, North America, and Australasia. Bullying in schools has become an international focus for concern. It can adversely affect pupils and in extreme cases lead to suicide. Schools can take action to reduce bullying and several programmes are available but do they work? In fact, success rates have been very varied. This book surveys thirteen studies and eleven countries. Working on the principle that we can learn from both successes and failures, it examines the processes as well as the outcomes, and critically assesses the likely reasons for success or failure. With contributions from leading researchers in the field, Bullying in schools is an important addition to the current debate on tackling school bullying."--Jacket
Theories of theories of mind by Peter Carruthers( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theories of Theories of Mind brings together contributions by a distinguished international team of philosophers, psychologists, and primatologists, who between them address such questions as: what is it to understand the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of other people? How does such an understanding develop in the normal child? Why, unusually, does it fail to develop? And is any such mentalistic understanding shared by members of other species? The volume's four parts together offer a state of the art survey of the major topics in the theory-theory/simulationism debate within philosophy of mind, developmental psychology, the aetiology of autism and primatology. The volume will be of great interest to researchers and students in all areas interested in the 'theory of mind' debate
Psychology of education : major themes by Peter K Smith( )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four volume set includes articles covering: school, teachers and parents; pupils and learning; the school curriculum; and school behaviour and the school peer group
Rethinking school bullying : towards an integrated model by Roz Dixon( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What would make anti-bullying initiatives more successful? This book offers a new approach to the problem of school bullying. The question of what constitutes a useful theory of bullying is considered and suggestions are made as to how priorities for future research might be identified. The integrated, systemic model of school bullying introduced in this book is based on four qualitative studies and incorporates theory from systemic thinking; cognitive, social, developmental and psychoanalytic psychology; sociology, socio-biology and ethology. The possible functions served by bullying behaviour are explored. Consideration is also given to the potential role of unconscious as well as conscious processes in bullying. The model suggests a number of causal processes within one-to-one relationships and peer groups, and highlights factors within individuals and schools that shape the form, intensity and duration of bullying behaviour in practice. The issue of 'difference' is also addressed, focusing on childhood deafness"--
Understanding school bullying : its nature & prevention strategies by Peter K Smith( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new book, by a leading international expert on the topic, brings together the cumulative knowledge acquired and the latest research findings in the area, with a global perspective especially covering research in Europe, North America, Australasia, and Asia. It will appeal to those taking academic courses in psychology, social work, educational psychology, child clinical psychology and psychiatry, and teacher training, but it will also be of interest to parents and teachers too."--Publisher description
The Psychology of grandparenthood : an international perspective by Peter K Smith( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this book redresses the balance and uses life-span evolutionary and psychodynamic theoretical frameworks to provide a comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of grandparenthood from cross-cultural perspectives. Much recent work in developmental psychology has disregarded the extended family in favour of the two-generational nuclear family of parents and children. But grandparents do have a significant role in family relationships and children's development. This volume contains detailed discussion of intergenerational transmission of parenting skills, cooperation and conflict in three-generational families and the ways in which grandparents and grandchildren perceive one another. The importance of considering social and cultural contexts of development applies to grandparents just as much as to other areas of human development. Kinds of family structure, social policies regarding employment, health and housing, attitudes to marriage and even particular historical events all have an impact on the position and role of grandparents and on stereotypes of old age. These factors vary considerably from country to country. Our understanding of grandparenthood can only be enriched by learning about the variety of ways in which it is expressed in different cultural settings. Most previous research has been confined to the USA. This book is truly international containing contributions from Britain, Canada, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, West Germany and the USA. International comparisons enable us to see which elements are essential to grandparenthood and which are culture dependant. In most Western countries the population is ageing and this sort of study is becoming vitally important. The Psychology of Grandparenthood is required reading for anybody who is professionally involved with the elderly and for psychologists interested in development, the life-span and family systems
The ecology of preschool behaviour by Peter K Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and French and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study examines the preschool years in a child's development, education and their deployment in preschool institutions. The book will be of interest to developmental psychologists, educationalists, those interested in the effects of the environment upon behaviour, and others involved in the administration of nurseries
Adolescence : a very short introduction by Peter K Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an engaging and informative overview of what we know and what we are learning about adolescence. Including both a guide to the classical research that has informed our knowledge, as well as the results of the modern research into the contemporary adolescent experience, Smith examines a number of aspects of adolescence, including the cultural and historical context, the biological changes to the adolescent brain, and the controversies that adolescence brings
The psychology of school bullying by Peter K Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Psychology of Bullying provides a highly accessible overview about the nature of bullying, what is known about it, its possible effects, and what can be done about it. It focuses on bullying at school with special attention given to the development of cyberbullying, and a final chapter looks at bullying in other contexts. Illustrated with examples and case studies, it examines who bullies and who gets bullied, what is known about effective coping strategies, and what friends, peers and the school can do to help. It will be essential reading for students, teachers and parents looking for psychological insights into what bullying is" --
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tackling bullying in your school : a practical handbook for teachers
School bullying : insights and perspectivesViolence in schools : the response in EuropeUnderstanding children's developmentBlackwell handbook of childhood social developmentChildren and playThe nature of play : great apes and humansThe Wiley-Blackwell handbook of childhood social developmentGlobal perspectives in early childhood education : diversity, challenges and possibilities
Alternative Names
Peter K. Smith Brits psycholoog

Peter K. Smith psicòleg britànic

Peter K. Smith psicólogo británico

Peter K. Smith psicólogu británicu

Peter K. Smith psychologue britannique

Smith, P. K.

Smith, P. K.‏ 1943-

Smith, P. K. (Peter K.)

Smith, P. K. (Peter K.), 1943-

Smith, Peter

Smith, Peter K.

Smith, Peter Kenelm.

Smith, Peter Kenelm 1943-

Smithas Peteris K.

بيتر ك. سميث نفساني من المملكة المتحدة

스미스, 피터 K. 1943-

スミス, P. K. 1943-

スミス, ピ-タ-・K

スミス, ピーター・K