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  • Authentic Relationships in Group Care for Infants and Toddlers ? Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Principles into Practiceby Stephanie Petrie; Sue Owen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 32.95

    Underpinned by research on meeting the developmental and attachment needs of infants, this book offers advice on how to encourage curiosity, confidence and emotional security in young children. This model supports children's development without relying on expensive resources, and enables a coherent care strategy to be applied across services. more...

  • Infancy in Americaby Alice Sterling Honig

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00

    The latest findings on the mental, emotional, and physical life of the human infant, presented in nontechnical language and user-friendly A?Z format. Even though humans have been bouncing infants on their knees for well over 50,000 years, the study of infancy is, surprisingly, in its infancy. more...

  • Childhood and Societyby Nick Lee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Argues that in the early twenty-first century, 'growing up' can no longer be understood as a movement toward personal completion and stability. This book also charts the emergence of the conceptual and institutional divisions between adult 'human beings' and child 'human becomings' over the course of the modern era. more...

  • Researching Children's Perspectivesby Ann Lewis; Geoff Lindsay

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 47.00

    Addresses the issues and practicalities surrounding the obtaining of children's views, particularly in the research context. This book examines five aspects of theoretical and conceptual issues - ethical issues and codes of conduct, children's rights, the legal perspective, developmental dimensions and sociological issues. more...

  • What Do Children Need to Flourish?by Kristin Anderson Moore; Laura H. Lippman

    Springer US 2006; Not Available

    Regardless of its validity, many adults share a belief that today?s youth face an inauspicious future. Drugs, sex, violence, disintegration of the nuclear family, technology that replaces interpersonal relationships?that?s what you hear in the news. The media, through its dramatization of the dangers and risks children confront and pose, have created... more...

  • Forming Ethical Identities in Early Childhood Playby Brian Edmiston

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    Through compelling examples, Brian Edmiston presents the case for why and how adults should play with young children to create with them a 'workshop for life'. In a chapter on 'mythic play' Edmiston confronts adult discomfort over children's play with pretend weapons, as he encourages adults both to support children's desires to experience in imagination... more...

  • American Babiesby Elizabeth A. Reedy

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    This volume explores the history of babies in the United States from 1900 to the present, covering such issues as attitudes toward babies and significant advances in the health of babies. more...

  • Children of Divorceby John H. Harvey; Mark A. Fine

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Children of Divorce features excerpts of stories collected from hundreds of young people. The narratives embrace such themes as despair, chaos in the family, and "missing" dads. The volume paints a picture of the pain, the hope, and the resiliency shown by young adults while in the throes of divorce and in the years to follow. These poignant narratives... more...

  • Young Children's Rightsby Priscilla Alderson; Mary John; Rob Gayton

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 32.95

    This readable, informative and thought-provoking book is a compelling invitation to rethink our attitudes to young children's rights in the light of new theories, research and practical evidence about children's daily lives. It will be of interest to anyone who works with young children. more...

  • The Faces of Televisual Mediaby Edward L. Palmer; Brian M. Young

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 66.95

    This collection offers original, state-of-the-art contributions from leading authorities in children's televisual media. International researchers from communication and psychology provide readers with ready access to current televisual research, trends, and policymaking/political climate issues pertaining to children. This second edition provides... more...