Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development / Edition 1

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development / Edition 1

by Kathleen McCartney, Deborah Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405120738

ISBN-13: 9781405120739

Pub. Date: 02/27/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development presents a comprehensive summary of research into child development from age two to seven.

  • Comprises 30 contributions from both established scholars and emerging leaders in the field
  • The editors have a distinguished reputation in early childhood development
  • Covers biological development,

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Overview

The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development presents a comprehensive summary of research into child development from age two to seven.

  • Comprises 30 contributions from both established scholars and emerging leaders in the field
  • The editors have a distinguished reputation in early childhood development
  • Covers biological development, cognitive development, language development, and social, emotional and regulatory development
  • Considers the applications of psychology to the care and education of young children, treating issues such as poverty, media, and the transition to school
  • A valuable resource for students, scholars and practitioners dealing with young children

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405120739
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/27/2006
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology Series, #16
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
680
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.67(d)

Table of Contents

1Nature and nurture in early childhood3
2Vulnerability and resilience in early child development22
3Family influences on early development : integrating the science of normative development, risk and disability, and intervention44
4Developmental pathways and intersections among domains of development62
5Early brain development and plasticity85
6Social regulation of stress in early child development106
7Temperament126
8Early conceptual development149
9Executive functions in developing children : current conceptualizations and questions for the future167
10Developing social understanding in a social context188
11Mathematical thinking and learning208
12Language experience and language milestones during early childhood233
13How children learn language : a focus on resilience252
14What counts as literacy in early childhood?274
15Getting along with others : social competence in early childhood297
16Feeling and understanding : early emotional development317
17Temperament, attention, and the development of self-regulation338
18Maladjustment in preschool children : a developmental psychopathology perspective358
19Family systems381
20Poverty during early childhood399
21Orphanages as a developmental context for early childhood424
22Peer relationships in early childhood455
23Child care and early development471
24The social ecology of the transition to school : classrooms, families, and children490
25Media and early development508
26Evaluating early childhood assessments : a differential analysis533
27Head start : what do we know about its effectiveness? : what do we need to know?550
28Early childhood policy : a comparative perspective576
29Promoting social competence in early childhood : classroom curricula and social skills coaching programs595
30Treatment and prevention of conduct problems : parent training interventions for young children (2-7 years old)616

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