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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|
|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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