THE DEVELOPING CHILD
Cover: Play: Enlarged Edition, from Harvard University PressCover: Play in PAPERBACK

Play

Enlarged Edition

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PAPERBACK

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674673656

Publication Date: 11/01/1990

Short

198 pages

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

12 halftones

The Developing Child

World

Since the original publication of Play in 1977, dramatic economic and social changes have resulted in a marked increase in the number of young children from diverse backgrounds enrolled in group child-care programs, a trend that has created a need for a better understanding of play and its significance for the growing child. Over the same period, researchers studying child development have become even more interested in the relationship between play and children’s well-being. In this enlarged edition of Play, Catherine Garvey explores some of the more promising new directions in the study of play and summarizes the findings of recent research.

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