Biosocial Perspectives on Children / Edition 1

Biosocial Perspectives on Children / Edition 1

by Catherine Panter-Brick
     
 

Explores biological and social aspects of childhood across a wide spectrum of cultures.See more details below

Overview

Explores biological and social aspects of childhood across a wide spectrum of cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521575959
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Biosocial Society Symposium Series, #10
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: biosocial research on children Catherine Panter-Brick; 2. Evolutionary and biological aspects of childhood Barry Bogin; 3. From the child's point of view: issues in the social construction of childhood Allison James; 4. Biological anthropology and child health: context, process and outcome Catherine Panter-Brick; 5. Child psychology and anthropology: an environmental view Robert A. LeVine; 6. The meeting of nature and nurture and the development of children: some conclusions Martin Richards; Glossary; Index.

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