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Childhood and Adolescence: Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Applications (Hardback)
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Childhood and Adolescence: Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Applications (Hardback)

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Hardback 504 Pages / Published: 30/08/2004
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Distinguished authors detail cross-cultural issues affecting youngsters, including parenting practices, gender role socialization, risk and resilience in childhood, and more. The text challenges existing beliefs about childhood development, offers current research on childrearing and socialization practices in diverse cultures, and examines social and educational policies as they relate to children and adolescents. Socialization practices within families, communities, and educational settings are included. This volume, which includes both field-based and experimental research, will appeal to practitioners, scholars, and students in the fields of child psychology, cross-cultural psychology, anthropology, sociology, child and family studies, and social work.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781567506600
Number of pages: 504
Weight: 876 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This book demonstrates that developmental psychology has come a long way from the assumed neutrality of "culture free." Everyone who reads this book will recognize the importance of contextualization. Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above."-Choice
"This collection presents an overview of recent research by psychologists and anthropologists concerning child and adolescent development across cultures. The contributors address such topics as worldwide changes in children's lives, parent-child relationships, sibling relationships, gender roles and adolescence in industrialized and developing nations."-Reference & Research Book News
?This book demonstrates that developmental psychology has come a long way from the assumed neutrality of "culture free." Everyone who reads this book will recognize the importance of contextualization. Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.?-Choice
?This collection presents an overview of recent research by psychologists and anthropologists concerning child and adolescent development across cultures. The contributors address such topics as worldwide changes in children's lives, parent-child relationships, sibling relationships, gender roles and adolescence in industrialized and developing nations.?-Reference & Research Book News

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