Praise for Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development, 3/e ?This energetically updated edition of Lives Across Cultures ... is an excellent introduction to the complex, interwoven fabric involving members of cultures and ethnic groups in their journeys throughout the life span...enjoy the journey and appreciate the wisdom and the simple and clear explanations that permeate this book.' From the Foreword by Walter Lonner, Western Washington University ?Scholars, students and everyone interested in human development will welcome this third edition of Lives Across Cultures. Harry Gardiner and Corinne Kosmitzki have provided us with a timely update of their vastly popular and readable book. Lives Across Cultures is replete not only with up-to-date research, but also with delightful examples, making it a favorite of students. The structure is unique, organized around topics such as physical development, language and cognition, sex and gender, self-concept, personality, social behavior, family relations, and health. For an up-to-date, comprehensive, and lively summary of the cross-cultural aspects of human development, this book is essential reading for all who wish to further their knowledge of the human condition.' Judith Gibbons, Professor of Psychology and International Studies, Saint Louis University ?This is a jewel of a book! Clear, accessible prose, comprehensive coverage of the interface between developmental psychology and culture, coherent organization and thoughtful integration of sophisticated material characterize the third edition of a now-classic text. This revision extends and updates the topic coverage, enriches the examples, and enhances the theoretical reach of its predecessor. How I wish I had been gifted with such a guide when I was beginning my cross-cultural journey! You hold a developmental future in your hands.' Michael Harris Bond, Chinese University of Hong KongGardiner, Harry W. is the author of 'Lives Across Cultures Cross-Cultural Human Development', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205411863 and ISBN 020541186X.