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Children of Social Worlds

Development in a Social Context

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HARDCOVER

$44.00 • £35.95 • €39.50

ISBN 9780674116221

Publication Date: 10/02/1986

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North America only

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  • List of contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction [Martin Richards]
  • Part 1. Perspectives on the family
    • Introduction
    • 1. An anthropological perspective on children in social worlds [Jean La Fontaine]
    • 2. Anxieties about the family and the relationships between parents, children and the state in twentieth-century England [Jane Lewis]
    • 3. Judgements of Solomon: psychology and family law [Robert Dingwall and John Eekelaar]
    • 4. Feminism and motherhood [Ann Oakley]
  • Part 2. Social development in context
    • Introduction
    • 5. Growing up in a family world: issues in the study of social development in young children [Judy Dunn]
    • 6. Evidence from three birth cohort studies for long-term and cross-generational effects on the development of children [Michael Wadsworth]
    • 7. Gender development [Chris Henshall and Jacqueline McGuire]
  • Part 3. Developing minds: learning and communication
    • Introduction
    • 8. Context, conservation and conversation [Paul Light]
    • 9. Aspects of teaching and learning [David Wood]
    • 10. Children’s understanding of the distinction between messages and meanings: emergence and implications [W. Peter Robinson]
  • Part 4. Some broader issues
    • Introduction
    • 11. The impact of the nuclear threat on children’s development [Barbara Tizard]
    • 12. Developmental psychology and psychoanalysis: splitting the difference [Cathy Urwin]
    • 13. The step to social constructionism [Rom Harré]
    • 14. Development in social context [David Ingleby]
  • Index

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