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The Young Child in the Family and the Community, Fourth Edition, covers the foundations of socialization in child rearing, caring, and education and discusses the components that are essential to the healthy socialization of children within their families and the community.  Based on developmental theory, it focuses on diverse perspectives using short cases, examples, and personal insights from decades of practice.  Janet Gonzalez-Mena's engaging writing style easily holds the reader's attention.

New to This Edition

  • Substantial expansion of inclusion.  More practical suggestions for helping children succeed and gain a sense of belonging through environmental supports and interactions.
  • More on partnering with parents.  Additional guidelines and suggestions for ways in which professionals can improve communication with parents.  New sections and new material in may chapters.
  • Broadened coverage of child abuse and neglect.  Updated statistics, contributing factors, and implications for teachers.
  • Updated coverage of family diversity.  Increased and updated coverage of diversity in family composition.
  • More on Vygotsky's theories and implications for teaching and learning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131189218
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/27/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The child : socialization in a developmental context 1
Ch. 1 Attachment 4
Ch. 2 Autonomy 30
Ch. 3 Initiative 54
Ch. 4 Self-esteem 80
Pt. 2 The family : socialization for high self-esteem in healthy families 103
Ch. 5 Goals, values, and culture 108
Ch. 6 Child care : an extension of the family 136
Ch. 7 Disciplining for high self-esteem 162
Ch. 8 Accepting feelings 182
Ch. 9 Problem solving 204
Ch. 10 Strokes and affirmations : a path to self-esteem 224
Ch. 11 Modeling and teaching gender roles 244
Ch. 12 Stress and success in family life 260
Pt. 3 The community : socialization in the community context 283
Ch. 13 Community resources 288
Ch. 14 Socializing agents 306
Ch. 15 Social policy issues 330
NAEYC program standards for accreditation 349
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