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ERIC Number: ED076251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 577
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Childhood & Adolescence: A Psychology of the Growing Person.
Stone, L. Joseph; Church, Joseph
This textbook on the physical and psychological development of children and adolescents is organized as follows: (1) the birth of the baby--physical appearance, basic life processes, behavioral capacities, prenatal development, prenatal environmental influences, biological inheritance, the birth process; (2) the infant--landmarks in the infant's behavioral development, perception in infancy and beyond, the foundations of basic trust, changing trends in child care, issues in infant care, the baby's cultural heritage; (3) developmental principles and approaches--principles of development, the scientific method, some representative theoretical orientations, underlying theoretical issues; (4) the toddler--behavioral development, the beginnings of language, play and activities, autonomy and self awareness, the regulation of behavior; (5) the preschool child--an overview of the preschool years, meeting people, play, reality and fantasy, other activities, awareness of self, thinking and perceiving, school, intelligence, tests, differences, and intellectual development; (6) the middle years of childhood--an overview, the society of children, home and family, sexual latency and growth latency, cognitive functioning, school; (7) adolescence--periods of adolescence, biological maturing, adolescence as a cultural phenomenon, the adolescent and his parents, activities and associates, social class differences, a taxonomy of adolescence, self, sexuality, idealism; (8) becoming mature; and (9) disturbances in development--abnormality, the neonatal period and infancy, toddler and preschool years, middle years, adolescence, help for exceptional children, pathology of the environment. (KM)
Random House, Inc., 457 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022 ($10.95)
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