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Children. Child development

  • 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...

  • The African American Childby PhD Yvette R. Harris; PhD James A. Graham

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 67.99

    "This book argues convincingly that children's cultural differences need to be recognized for any accurate understanding of their development. Pointing out the need for additional and more effectively designed research, Harris and Graham provide a valuable foundation for further investigations. This nonpolemic book should be in all libraries, filling... more...

  • The After-school Lives of Childrenby Deborah Belle

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 54.95

    Based on research about after-school experiences and dilemmas conducted over a four-year period with employed parents and their children, this book draws on the stories these parents and children told--often using their actual words--to emphasize the wide variety of children's after-school arrangements, children's movement over time in and out of different... 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...

  • 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...

  • Awakening Children's Mindsby Laura E. Berk

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    Parents and teachers today face a swirl of conflicting theories about child rearing and educational practice. Indeed, current guides are contradictory, oversimplified, and at odds with current scientific knowledge. Now, in Awakening Children's Minds , Laura Berk cuts through the confusion of competing theories, offering a new way of thinking about... more...

  • Between Parent and Childby Haim G. Ginott; Alice Ginott

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 14.00

    Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children. Written by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott, this revolutionary book offered a straightforward prescription for empathetic yet disciplined child rearing and introduced new communication... more...

  • Black, White or Mixed Race?by Ann Phoenix; Barbara Tizard

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95

    The number of people in racially mixed relationships has grown steadily over the last thirty years, yet these people often feel stigmatised and unhappy about their identities. The first edition of Black, White or Mixed Race? was a ground-breaking study: this revised edition uses new literature to consider what is now known about racialised identities... more...

  • Boyhood in Americaby Priscilla Ferguson Clement; Jacqueline S. Reinier

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 185.00

    This work focuses on the life and history of American boyhood through the centuries. The book covers education, ethnicity, sports, work, religion, health issues, and more. Expert contributors offer perspectives from a myriad of disciplines, including history, cultural studies and sociology. more...

  • Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needsby Judy Winter

    Wiley 2006; US$ 17.95 US$ 15.99

    Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs challenges families and professionals to help children with special needs to reach their full potential by using a proven motivational, how-to approach. This groundbreaking and inspiring book provides detailed information on how to let go of the “perfect-baby” dream, face and resolve... more...