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  • Television and Child Developmentby Judith Van Evra

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    Television continues to play a major role in the lives of most children and adolescents, but current research also reflects the explosive growth in new technologies and their widespread use by young people. Integrating information from communication literature as well as from child development and other psychological domains, author Judith Van Evra... more...

  • Advertising to Children on TVby Barrie Gunter; Caroline Oates; Mark Blades

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    Concern is growing about the effectiveness of television advertising regulation in the light of technological developments in the media. The current rapid growth of TV platforms in terrestrial, sattelite, and cable formats will soon move into digital transmission. These all offer opportunities for greater commercialization through advertising on media... more...

  • It's So Much Work to Be Your Friendby Richard Lavoie

    Touchstone 2005; US$ 18.00

    As any parent, teacher, coach, or caregiver of a learning disabled child knows, every learning disability has a social component. The ADD child constantly interrupts conversations and doesn't follow directions. The child with visual-spatial issues loses his belongings and causes his siblings to be late to school. The child with paralinguistic difficulties... more...

  • Wired Upby Sue Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    For many years now, studies rejecting the idea of a direct causal link between the media and children's behaviour and beliefs, have been generating insights into children's interactions with all kinds of media forms. This book is designed as an accessible introduction to these important research findings, for students of cultural and communication... more...

  • Focus on Fatheringby Robin Sullivan

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 29.95

    Focus on Fathering discusses the fascinating, moving, and often contradictory role in which Australian men find themselves as fathers: ?What is a good father these days? ?What is it fathers provide that is so influential to a child?s development? ?Is fathering importantly different to mothering? ?Is it a role that a single mother or a substitute... more...

  • A Mother's Jobby Elizabeth Rose

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 59.99

    Americans today live with conflicting ideas about day care. We criticize mothers who choose not to stay at home, but we pressure women on welfare to leave their children behind. We recognize the benefits of early childhood education, but do not provide it as a public right until children enter kindergarten. Our children are priceless, but we pay minimum... more...

  • Developmental Contexts in Middle Childhoodby Aletha C. Huston; Marika N. Ripke

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    This book, first published in 2006, presents research about experiences in middle childhood that forecast children's future development. more...

  • Sibling Identity and Relationshipsby Rosalind Edwards; Lucy Hadfield; Helen Lucey; Melanie Mauthner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    Sibling Identity and Relationships explores the special place that siblings occupy in the lives of children and young people, providing new insights into sibling identity and relationships. Drawing on social constructionist and psychodynamic perspectives, it discusses who constitutes a sibling, emotional connections and separations, conflict and... more...

  • Childcare, Choice and Class Practicesby Carol Vincent; Stephen J. Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    Childcare is a topic that is frequently in the media spotlight and continues to spark heated debate in the UK and around the world. This book presents an in-depth study of childcare policy and practice, examining middle class parents? choice of childcare within the wider contexts of social class and class fractions, social reproduction, gendered responsibilities... more...

  • What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online?by Lpc Barbara Med Melton; Susan Msw Lisw-Cp Shankle

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00

    Texting. Blogging. IMing. Technology that has become second nature to our children remains uncharted territory for many parents. What in the World Are Your Kids Doing Online? tells you everything you need to know to navigate the parenting issues technology raises, and arms you with the tools you need to protect your children. This comprehensive,... more...