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The authors have grouped the theories into 3 classical "families" which fluctuate of their perspectives relative to the major explanations underlying human nature. They express how theories are particular examples of extra basic issues of view known as paradigms. The theories selected to symbolize the 3 paradigms (the Endogenous Paradigm, Exogenous Paradigm, and the Constructivist Paradigm) have been chosen simply because they met 4 criteria:
- importance, as judged via educational and examine psychologists
- fertility, as judged by means of the volume of study the speculation has generated
- scope, as judged via the diversity of phenomena many of the theories explain
- family resemblance, as judged by way of how good each one concept represents its paradigm
The authors current the "paradigm case" within the lead bankruptcy for every paradigm. This paradigm case is the "best instance" for the paradigm. The authors clarify why paradigm instances are very important, and provides them extra targeted remedy than different theories within the similar paradigm.
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Theories of Human Development: A Comparative Approach by Michael G. Green,John A. Piel