Children Of The Dispossessed / Edition 2

Children Of The Dispossessed / Edition 2

by Barry Nurcombe, Susan-Lee Walker, Philip de Lacey
     
 

This work offers a consideration of the nature of intelligence, cultural disadvantage, educational programs for culturally different people. In this longitudinal study, profiles of development and expression of competencies are presented.

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Overview

This work offers a consideration of the nature of intelligence, cultural disadvantage, educational programs for culturally different people. In this longitudinal study, profiles of development and expression of competencies are presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567504200
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/12/1999
Series:
Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

BARRY NURCOMBE is Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, University of Queensland.

SUSAN-LEE WALKER is committee member and advisor to the Warrawong Child and Family Center.

PHILIP DE LACEY is part-time Associate Professor responsible for the experimental preschool program in Bourke, New South Wales.

Table of Contents

Figures
Tables
Preface to Revised Edition
Introduction to Revised Edition
Preface
Foreword
1What Is Intelligence?1
2The Great Debate19
3Deprivation, Disadvantage, or Difference?47
4Early Childhood Education: Success or Failure?71
5Cultural Disadvantage in Australia97
6An Australian Preschool115
7Potential, Competence, and Performance - A Conceptual Framework181
8Questions and Assumptions221
9Principles and Practice227
10The Program: Achievements and Lessons243
Appendix A265
Appendix B269
References275
Author Index295
Subject Index299

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