Description - How Children Develop Social Understanding by Jeremy Carpendale
This book provides a critical review of research into how children come to understand the social world, an area often known as children's "theories of mind". * Takes an integrated approach to the development of children's social understanding * Brings out the connections between mental state understanding and children's understanding of language, social skills, morality and emotions. Sets research within a historical and theoretical context * Contributes unique insights and perspectives, particularly in its discussions of Piaget and Vygotsky, and in its Wittgensteinian focus on the role of language.
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(229mm x 154mm x 23mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Jeremy Carpendale
Jeremy Carpendale is Associate Professor of Psychology at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Charlie Lewis is Professor of Family and Developmental Psychology at Lancaster University, UK.