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The Caring Child

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674097261

Publication Date: 02/01/1992


102 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 table

The Developing Child


  • 1. The Study of Prosocial Behavior
  • 2. Benevolent Babies and Caring Children
  • 3. Motives for Prosocial Actions
  • 4. Characteristics of Prosocial Children
  • 5. The Biological Bases of Altruism
  • 6. Cultural Influences
  • 7. Socialization in the Family
  • 8. Socialization outside the Home: School, Peers, and the Media
  • 9. The Effect of Circumstances
  • 10. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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