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Children, child development

  • An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?by Maris A. Vinovskis

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 104.99

    In classrooms and in livingrooms, in research institutions and on Capital Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day. In this study, Maris A. Vinovskis--a prominent demographic historian, and a participant in both Carter's and Reagan's Presidential initiatives on teenage pregnancy--traces the subject from colonial... 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...

  • 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...

  • Babies and Young Children in Careby Chris Dearden; Harriet Ward; Emily Munro

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 85.00

    Babies and Young Children in Care examines why babies enter care or accommodation and why securing their long-term future can be a lengthy process. It analyses the circumstances, characteristics and experiences of these young children before, during and after being looked after, including reasons for changes of carer and placement disruptions. more...

  • Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updatedby Haim G. Ginott; Alice Ginott; H. Wallace Goddard

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 14.00

    Strengthen your relationship with your children with this revised edition of the book by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott that has helped millions of parents around the world. In this revised edition, Dr. Alice Ginott, clinical psychologist and wife of the late Haim Ginott, and family relationship specialist Dr. H. Wallace Goddard usher... more...

  • Beyond The Foster Care Systemby Betsy Krebs; Paul Pitcoff

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    The authors, who together cofounded the Youth Advocacy Center in New York City, draw on their fifteen years of experience working with teens and the foster care system to introduce new ways to teach teens to be responsible for themselves and to identify and develop their potential. They also explore what sorts of resources-legal, financial, and human-will... 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...