Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development
Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development by Peter K. Smith
Book DescriptionThis Handbook provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory about social development in children from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence.* Forms part of a series of four Blackwell Handbooks in Developmental Psychology spanning infancy to adolescence.* Contributors come from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK and the US.* Covers all the major topics in research and theory about childhood social development.* Synthesises the latest research findings in an accessible manner.* Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631217534
(244mm x 173mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Features an enormous field of research addressing issues to do with emotional development, peer relations, self-esteem and bullying amongst other topics, and through the inclusion of both contemporary and classic papers.
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Author Biography - Peter K. Smith
Peter K. Smith is Professor of Psychology and Head of the Unit for School and Family Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is co-author of the leading textbook Understanding Children's Development (Third Edition, Blackwell, 1998), among many other books and articles. Craig H. Hart is Professor and Chair of the Marriage, Family, and Human Development department at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. He has co-authored 50 scientific papers and three edited volumes on children's social development and early childhood education practices. He is associate editor of Early Childhood Research Quarterly.
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