ERIC Number: EJ652621
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Cultural Influences on the Development of Self-Concept: Updating Our Thinking.
Marshall, Hermine H.
Young Children, v56 n6 p19-22,25 Nov 2001
Revisits issues related to self concept development in light of a more sophisticated understanding of cultural influences. Examines the construction of a view of self as independent or interdependent and its impact on socialization and development. Suggests ways for early childhood practitioners to increase their sensitivity to the values and practices of families whose children are in their care. (KB)
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Childhood Attitudes, Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Family School Relationship, Individual Development, Personal Autonomy, Preschool Teachers, Self Concept, Socialization, Teacher Student Relationship, Values, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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