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Child Development :Thematic Approach

Child Development :Thematic Approach - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0618608652

Cover of Child Development :Thematic Approach 6TH 12 (ISBN 978-0618608652)
ISBN13: 978-0618608652
ISBN10: 0618608656
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2012
International: No

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Child Development :Thematic Approach - 6TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618608652

Danuta Bukatko

ISBN13: 978-0618608652
ISBN10: 0618608656
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Bukatko/Daehler's CHILD DEVELOPMENT: A THEMATIC APPROACH provides a comprehensive, topically organized, up-to-date picture of development from conception to adolescence. Most important, it draws students' attention to the themes that replay themselves throughout the course of development, fundamental issues that resurface continually and that provide coherence to sometimes seemingly disparate research. The themes can serve as frameworks to help students further understand and remember the multitude of facts about child development. Bukatko/Daehler's sixth edition text draws on five themes, Nature and Nurture, Sociocultural Influence, Continuity/Discontinuity, Interaction among Domains, and Risk/Resilience. By drawing on these themes, the authors hope to stimulate readers to think about the process of development, or why it proceeds as it does. Through new For Your Review and Reflection sections, the authors also hope students will engage with the text and become more adept critical thinkers, who are more likely to appreciate the ramifications of theory and research for applied issues such as parenting practices, education, and social policy for children, which are ultimately concerns for us all.

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