ERIC Number: ED459008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Infancy in America: An Encyclopedia. Volumes One and Two. The American Family.
Honig, Alice Sterling, Ed.; Fitzgerald, Hiram E., Ed.; Brophy-Herb, Holly E., Ed.
This two-volume reference presents the latest findings on the mental, emotional, and physical life of the human infant. The entries present thorough and current assessments of infancy issues as well as brief definitions and descriptions of scientific, technological, and psychological terms. Coverage includes discussion of the critical issues, important concepts, and findings, and the individuals in the field who helped shape the popular and clinical study of infancy. The reference also offers how-to and suggestion sections on such topics as bottle feeding and breast feeding, and information on infancy-related organizations; significant international and cross-cultural coverage is also included. (HTH)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Day Care, Emotional Development, Encyclopedias, Infant Care, Infants, Physical Development, Social Development
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Foreword by Joy D. Osofsky.