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- Policy Press 2006; US$ 29.95
What is it like to be a child growing up in Britain these days? Is it a happy time, or is there too much to worry about? What are the best and worst aspects of being a child today? Children these days draws on the accounts of over two thousand children, and five hundred adults, to examine the present day meaning of childhood and its implications for... more...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 36.95
This book provides a unique insider view on the impact of neighbourhood conditions on family life and explores the prospects for families from the point of view of equality, integration, schools, work, community, regeneration and public services. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 37.99
Introduction by the Editors (Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec). 1. "Residential Care in Ireland" by Robbie Gilligan. 2. "Residential Care in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland" (Roger Bullock and Dominic McSherry). 3. "Swedish Residential Care in the Landscape of Out-of- Home Care" (Marie Sallnas ). 4. "Residential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95
Children are cooped up, passive, apathetic and corrupted by commerce? or so we are told. Reclaiming Childhood confronts the dangerous myths spun about modern childhood. Yes, children today are losing out on many experiences past generations took for granted, but their lives have improved in so many other ways. This book exposes the stark consequences... more...
Assessing the Validity of the Qualistar Early Learning Quality Rating and Improvement System as a Tool for Improving Child-Care QualityRAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Assesses the validity of Qualistar Early Learnings child-care quality rating and improvement system, which was designed to make child-care quality transparent and improve the quality of care in participating providers. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00
Advances in the fields of psychology and psychiatry have bolstered the perspective that infants are not the passive recipients of sensory stimulation as it was once thought. Built on T. Berry Brazelton s paradigm-shifting work on the individuality of infants, this book provides relevant information on the necessity for family-centered intervention... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
From a distinguished psychologist, mother, and Latina, Parenting with Pride Latino Style offers the first bicultural child-rearing approach for Latino parents. This groundbreaking book supports families in raising their children with time-honored Hispanic values while incorporating the best that North America has to offer. Dr. Vazquez's unique parenting... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.95
"Gurian ( A Fine Young Man ), one of today's premier writers on the subject of male development, moves beyond the realm of sociological and psychological analysis to provide a timely and practical parenting guide. Lays out a well-organized blueprint for ushering boys into manhood.... Outstanding." ? Publishers Weekly (starred review) "One of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.50
Early Socialisation looks at sociability and attachment and how they relate to emotional and cognitive development. Topics covered include: bonding, attachment, deprivation, separation and privation, as well as enrichment. Social and cultural variations are considered, and theories of attachment and loss are described and evaluated. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00
What part has religion played in the history of child-rearing? How do we persuade children to behave rationally and how should we exercise adult authority? What use do we make of their innocence and how do we cope with their sexuality? Has history left us with ideas about the child which make no sense in the prevailing conditions of the late twentieth... more...