Children Of The Dispossessed / Edition 2

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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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Meet the Author

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

SUSAN-LEE WALKER is committee member and advisor to the Warrawong Child and Family Centre,

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

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Table of Contents

Preface to Revised Edition
Introduction to Revised Edition
1 What Is Intelligence? 1
2 The Great Debate 19
3 Deprivation, Disadvantage, or Difference? 47
4 Early Childhood Education: Success or Failure? 71
5 Cultural Disadvantage in Australia 97
6 An Australian Preschool 115
7 Potential, Competence, and Performance - A Conceptual Framework 181
8 Questions and Assumptions 221
9 Principles and Practice 227
10 The Program: Achievements and Lessons 243
Appendix A 265
Appendix B 269
References 275
Author Index 295
Subject Index 299
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