The best-selling CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, now in its Tenth Edition, offers an excellent introduction to socialization that is grounded in a powerful conceptual framework-Urie Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Model of Human Development. Examining how the school, family, and community influence children's socialization, this book addresses complex issues in a clear, comprehensive fashion. An enjoyable read, it's packed with meaningful, timely examples and learning aids that ensure you gain a solid understanding of chapter concepts. A sensitive presentation of diversity issues includes matters related to culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and special needs. Updated throughout, this edition features a strong emphasis on NAEYC and NASW standards as well as a new neuroscience feature called "Brain Briefs."
About the Author
Roberta Berns is a Professor Emerita at the University of California, Irvine, as well as Saddleback College, where she founded and chaired the Human Development Department. Berns also was a student of renowned developmental psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner at Cornell University. She lives in California with her husband, a professor of bioengineering. They have two children (one, an English professor and the other, a professor of neuroscience) and two grandchildren.
Table of Contents
Part I: HOW DO ECOLOGY AND SOCIALIZATION IMPACT CHILD DEVELOPMENT? 1. Ecology of the Child. 2. Ecology of Socialization. Part II: WHERE AND HOW DOES SOCIALIZATION TAKE PLACE? 3. Ecology of the Family. 4. Ecology of Parenting. 5. Ecology of Nonparental Child Care. 6. Ecology of the School. 7. Ecology of Teaching. 8. Ecology of the Peer Group. 9. Ecology of the Mass Media. 10. Ecology of the Community. Part III: WHAT ARE THE DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES OF SOCIALIZATION PROCESSES? 11. Emotional and Cognitive Socialization Outcomes. 12. Social and Behavioral Socialization Outcomes. Glossary. References. Index.