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The Ecology of Human Development

Experiments by Nature and Design

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674224575

Publication Date: 09/15/1981

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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To understand the way children develop, Urie Bronfenbrenner believes that it is necessary to observe their behavior in natural settings, while they are interacting with familiar adults over prolonged periods of time. His book offers an important blueprint for constructing a new and ecologically valid psychology of development.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1980 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, Cleveland Foundation
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