Summary: ''The first edition of this widely adopted, interdisciplinary text successfully applied Bronfenbrenner's ''micro-systems'' taxonomy to child rearing and family life. Emphasizing how forces in the environment of individual children influence their behavior, Garbarino and his associates have staked out a position intermediate between the psychoanalytic and the systems approach to human development.'' ''Taking cognizance of new research and of changes in American society over the past d ...show moreecade, Garbarino and his colleagues have once again carefully analyzed the importance of children's social relationships. For this wholly revised second edition, they have incorporated a greater emphasis on ethnic, cultural, and racial issues. They have also furnished a new bibliography that takes account of the burgeoning research in the field.''--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 92
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