Blackwell handbook of childhood social development

An overview of research and theory in childhood social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence. Chapters are contributed by experts in the field from Australasia, Europe and North America and cover 30 topics in terms of research, applied research and policy.

Other Authors: Smith, Peter K., Hart, Craig H., 1957-, EBSCOhost.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, [2002]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 665 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology.
Table of Contents:
  • Historical perspectives on contemporary research in social development / W. Andrew Collins
  • Behavioral genetics, shared and nonshared environment / Alison Pike
  • Evolutionary perspectives on social development / David F. Bjorklund, Anthony D. Pellegrini
  • Culture and social development : explanations and evidence / Sara Harkness
  • A sociological approach to childhood development / Chris Jenks
  • Temperament and social development / Ana Sanson, Sheryl A. Hemphill, Diana Smart
  • Sex differences in social behavior / Susan Golombok, Melissa Hines
  • Children's social development within the socialization context of childcare and early childhood education / Carollee Howes, Jolena James
  • Relative contributions of families and peers to children's social development / Ross D. Parke [and others]
  • Attachment in childhood / Joan Stevenson-Hinde, Karine Verschueren
  • Parent-child relationships / Alan Russell, Jacqueline Mize, Kerry Bissaker
  • Sibling relationships / Judy Dunn
  • Social developments in different family arrangements / Dale F. Hay, Alison Nash
  • Peer acceptance and rejection in childhood / Shelley Hymel [and others]
  • Friends and enemies / Willard W. Hartup, Maurissa Abecassis
  • Emotional and social development in childhood / Susanne Denham [and others]
  • Social withdrawal and shyness / Kenneth H. Rubin, Kim B. Burgess, Robert J. Coplan
  • Social skills and interpersonal perception in early and middle childhood / Antonius H.N. Cillessen, Amy D. Bellmore
  • Social cognition / Charlie Lewis, Jeremy Carpendale
  • Children's interpersonal skills and relationships in school settings : adaptive significance and implications for school-based prevention and intervention programs / Gary W. Ladd, Eric S. Buhs, Wendy Troop
  • Understanding young children's pretend play in context / Artin Göncü, Michelle B. Patt, Emily Kouba
  • Rough-and-tumble play from childhood through adolescence : development and possible functions / Anthony D. Pellegrini
  • Prosocial and helping behavior / Joan E. Grusec, Maayan Davidov, Leah Lundell
  • Children's social and moral reasoning / Charles C. Helwig, Elliot Turiel
  • Children's understanding of society / Martyn Barrett, Eithne Buchanan-Barrow
  • Cooperation and competition / Jacques F. Richard [and others]
  • Sticks and stones and social exclusion : aggression among girls and boys / Marion K. Underwood
  • Bullying in childhood / Ken Rigby
  • The development of social competence in children with disabilities / Karen E. Diamond
  • Social development in children with specific language impairment and profound hearing loss / Bonnie Brinton, Martin Fujiki.