ERIC Number: ED139539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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Child Development: Contemporary Perspectives.
Cohen, Stewart, Ed.; Comiskey, Thomas J., Ed.
This book is a collection of 36 articles by various authors which attempt to acquaint students with current information and concepts in child development. The articles are grouped under the following general headings: (1) The World of Children, (2) The Roots of Development: Biological, Psychological and Sociocultural Origins of Growth, (3) Intelligence and Thought, (4) Language and Communication, (5) Social and Personality Development (including attachment, aggression, sex role development, and moral development), (6) Child-Family Relations, (7) Child-School Relations, (8) Conclusion. Most articles date from 1972 to 1975. (MS)
Descriptors: Adoption, Aggression, Attachment Behavior, Child Abuse, Child Development, Child Rearing, Children, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education, Family Environment, Hyperactivity, Infants, Instructional Materials, Intelligence, Language Acquisition, Moral Development, Parent Child Relationship, Sex Role, Social Development, Student School Relationship, Teacher Education
F. E. Peacock Publishers, Inc., 401 West Irving Park Road, Itasca, Illinois 60143 ($8.50)
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