9780135016466

Early Childhood Development : A Multicultural Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135016466

  • ISBN10:

    0135016460

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/28/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective, Fifth Edition addresses both typical and atypical child development from birth through age eight. This text highlights the diversity of child development, preparing professionals to meet the unique needs of children from a wide variety of backgrounds.

This practical, hands-on text takes a multicultural approach to child development. Presenting typical as well as atypical development, the book is arranged within an ages/stages format focusing on the period from birth through age eight.

Table of Contents

Studying Early Childhood Development in a Diverse World
Historical Perspectives and Research in Early Childhood Development
Theories of Child Development
Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth
The Newborn
Infant Physical Growth and Brain Development
Cognitive Development in Infancy
Infant Language and Literacy
Infant Social and Emotional Development
Preschool Physical and Motor Development
Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years
Symbolic Thought: Play, Language, and Literacy in the Preschool Years
Social and Emotional Development of Preschoolers
Physical Growth and Motor Development in the Primary Years
Cognition and Schooling
Language, Literacy, and Schooling
Social and Emotional Development in the Primary Years
Parents, Families, and Children: A Multicultural Perspective
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Great Book! June 1, 2011
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This text highlights the diversity of child development, preparing professionals to meet the unique needs of children from a wide variety of backgrounds. I would recommend for anyone who is study the growth and development of children.
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