Handbook of Child Psychology, Child Psychology in Practice, Volume 4 / Edition 6

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Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans theentire field of child development and has set the standard againstwhich all other scholarly references are compared. Updated andrevised to reflect the new developments in the field, theHandbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains newchapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, andnon-verbal communication.

Volume 4: Child Psychology in Practice, edited by K. AnnRenninger, Swarthmore College, and Irving E. Sigel, EducationalTesting Service, covers child psychology in clinical andeducational practice. New topics addressed include educationalassessment and evaluation, character education, learningdisabilities, mental retardation, media and popular culture,children's health and parenting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471272915
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/31/2006
  • Series: Handbook of Child Psychology Ser.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1104
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.73 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Child Psychology Research in Practice(K. Renninger & I. Sigel).


1. Early Childhood Development and Education (M. Hyson, etal.).

2. Assessments of Early Reading (S. Paris & A. Paris).

3. Becoming Bilingual, Biliterate, and Bicultural (C. Snow &J. Kang).

4. Mathematical Thinking and Learning (E. De Corte & L.Verschaffel).

5. Scientific Thinking and Science Literacy (R. Lehrer & L.Schauble).

6. Education for Spatial Thinking (L. Liben).

7. Character Education (D. lapsley & D. Narvaez).

8. Learning Environments (P. Blumenfeld, et al.).


9. Self-REgulations and Effort Investment (M. Boekaerts).

10. Risk and Prevention (R. Selman & A. Dray).

11. Learning Disabilities (V. Berninger).

12. Mental Retardation (R. Hodapp & E. Dykens).

13. Developmental Psychopathology and Preventive Intervention(D. Cicchetti & S. Toth).

14. Families and Early Childhood Interventions (D. Powell).

15. School-based Social and Emotional Learning Programs (J.Kress & M. Elias).

16. Children and War Trauma (A. Klingman).


17. Cultural Pathways Through Human Development (P. Greenfield,et al.).

18. Childhood Poverty, Policy, and Practice (V. McLoyd, etal.).

19. The Child and them Law (M. Bruck, et al.).

20. Media and Popular Culture (G. Comstock & E.Scharrer).

21. Children's Health and Education (C. Ramey, et al.).

22. Parenting Science and Practice (M. Bornstein).

23. Nonparental Child Care: Context, Concepts, Correlates, andConsequences  (M. Lamb & L. Ahnert).

24. Research to Practice Redefined (I. Sigel).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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