This volume provides an authoritative survey of all the major theories of infant development. An authoritative survey of major theoretical issues in infant development. Written by leading scholars in the field of infancy. Each chapter either presents a distinct theoretical approach to infant development or reviews contrasting theories in a specific subfield. Pays particular attention to current theoretical controversies. Contributors include Eugene Goldfield, Andy Meltzoff, Marinus van Ijzendoorn, Mark Johnson and Annette Karmiloff-Smith, among others.