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The W-B Handbook of Childhood Social Development


The W-B Handbook of Childhood Social Development
By Peter K. Smith, Craig H. Hart
Number Of Pages: 712
Publication Date: 2011-01-04
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1405196793
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405196796

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition presents an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory concerning a child's social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence.
Presents the most up-to-date research and theories on childhood social development
Features chapters by an international cast of leaders in their fields
Includes comprehensive coverage of a range of disciplinary perspectives
Offers all new chapters on children and the environment, cultural influences, history of childhood, interventions, and neuro-psychological perspectives
Represents an essential resource for students and researchers of childhood social development

PART I: Historical Overview
CHAPTER ONE: Historical Perspectives on Contemporary Research in Social Development
PART II: Disciplinary Perspectives on Social Development
CHAPTER TWO: Behavioral Genetics
CHAPTER THREE: Conceptual Development and Emotion: A Neuropsychological Perspective
CHAPTER FOUR: Evolutionary Perspectives on Social Development
CHAPTER FIVE: Historical Reframing of Childhood
CHAPTER SIX: Cultural Psychological Perspectives on Social Development in Childhood
CHAPTER SEVEN: Sociological Perspectives on Social Development
PART III: Ecological Contexts for Social Development
CHAPTER EIGHT: Culture and Social Development
CHAPTER NINE: The Social Development of Immigrant Children: A Focus on Asian and Hispanic Children in the United States
CHAPTER TEN: Children’s Interpersonal Skills and School-Based Relationships
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Environmental Psychology
PART IV: Child and Contextual Factors in Social Development
CHAPTER TWELVE: Temperament and Social Development
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Children’s Social Development Within the Socialization Context of Child Care and Early Childhood Education
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: The Interplay Between Parents and Peers as Socializing Influences in Children’s Development
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Sex Differences in Social Behavior
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Ethnicity, Race, and Children’s Social Development
PART V: Family Context
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Parent–Child Attachment in Early and Middle Childhood
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Parent–Child Relationships and Influences
CHAPTER NINETEEN: Sibling Relations in Early and Middle Childhood
PART VI: Peer Group
CHAPTER TWENTY: Social Status Among Peers: From Sociometric Attraction to Peer Acceptance to Perceived Popularity
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Social Skills and Social Competence in Interactions With Peers
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: Emotions and Social Development in Childhood
CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: Social Withdrawal and Shyness
PART VII: Play, Cooperation, Competition, Aggression, and Bullying
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: Cooperation and Competition
CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: Aggression in Children
PART VIII: Cognition, Helping, and Moral Reasoning
CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE: Prosocial Behavior
CHAPTER THIRTY: Children’s Social and Moral Reasoning
CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE: Children’s Understanding of Society
PART IX: Intervening in Social Development
CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO: Intervening in Childhood Social Development
CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE: The Development of Social Competence in Children With Disabilities
CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR: Interventions for Development of Social Skills Among Children in Developing Countries
Author Index
Subject Index

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