Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development

Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development

by Urie Bronfenbrenner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761927115

ISBN-13: 9780761927112

Pub. Date: 07/20/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development is a landmark collection that traces and summarizes Urie Bronfenbrenner's thoughts on the bioecological theory of human development and recommends avenues for future research. The majority of the twenty-three retrospective articles were written by Bronfenbrenner, while some were

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Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development is a landmark collection that traces and summarizes Urie Bronfenbrenner's thoughts on the bioecological theory of human development and recommends avenues for future research. The majority of the twenty-three retrospective articles were written by Bronfenbrenner, while some were written with colleagues in his own or related fields, over the course of six decades. The book’s articles document the domain of inquiry that has emerged gradually over many years and has now acquired a title of its own-the bioecological theory of human development. Making Human Beings Human is a culminating work by a prominent figure in the field of human development and will help to shape the future of the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761927112
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/20/2004
Series:
SAGE Program on Applied Developmental Science Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Dedication
Foreword - Richard M. Lerner
Introduction
Section I: ON THE NATURE OF BIOECOLOGICAL THEORY AND RESEARCH
Section Introduction
Article 1. The Bioecological Theory of Human Development (2001)
Article 2. Social Ecology over Time and Space (1995)
Article 3. Social Status, Structure, and Development in the Classroom Group (1942)
Article 4. Social Ecology of Human Development (1973)
Article 5. Lewinian Space and Ecological Substance (1977)
Article 6. A Future Perspective (1979)
Article 7. Toward a Critical History of Development. A Propaedeutic Discussion (1986)
Article 8. Interacting Systems in Human Development. ResearchParadigms: Present and Future (1988)
Article 9. Developing Ecology (1989)
Article 10. Ecological Systems Theory (1992)
Article 11. Heredity, Environment and the Question "How." A First Approximation (1993)
Section II: USING THE ECOLOGY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT TO ENHANCE THE HUMAN CONDITION
Section Introduction
Article 12. Growing Chaos in the Lives of Children and Families. How Can We Turn it Around? (2001)
Article 13. The Split Level American Family (1967)
Article 14. Minority Report of Forum 15- 1970 White House Conference on Children (1970)
Article 15. Two Worlds of Childhood: U.S. and U.S.S.R. (1970)
Article 16. Is 80% of Intelligence Genetically Determined? (1975)
Article 17. The Future of Childhood (1985)
Article 18. Strengthening Family Systems (1988)
Article 19. Child Care in the Anglo-Saxon Mode (1992)
Afterword - Stephen F. Hamilton and Stephen J. Ceci

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