Families in Global Perspective

ISBN-10: 0205335748
ISBN-13: 9780205335749
Edition: 2005
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Book details

List price: $91.80
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, co-editor on this edition, is Jack Reilly Professor of Child and Family Studies and Director of the Jack Reilly Institute for Early Childhood and Provider Education at Syracuse University. He was trained as a child development specialist and has conducted research on families and children in several countries around the world. A Fulbright Scholar to the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, an Indo-US Submission Scholar at the University of Delhi, he is the author or co-author of several books, chapters, and journal articles on parent-child relationships and early childhood education across cultures.James E. Johnson, co-editor on this edition, is Professor-in-Charge of Early Childhood Education at The Pennsylvania State University-University Park. Trained as a Life-Span Development Psychologist, as a postdoctoral fellow with Irving Sigel at Educational Testing Service in Princeton he worked on developing Sigel's Educating the Young Thinker model of Early Childhood Education curriculum and teaching. He is author or co-author of several books and many chapters and articles on the role of play in early development and education. A former Fulbright senior research scholar, and past-president of The Association for the Study of Play, he currently serves as a series editor for Play & Culture Studies and is co-editor in chief of a forthcoming two-volume Handbook of The Study of Play.

Preface: Editors
Families in Global Perspective: An Introduction
Families: An Evolutionary Anthropological Perspective
(Post) Modern Families
Asia and Oceania
The Family in Mainland China: Structure, Organization, and Significance for Child Development
The Changing Japanese Family: A Psychological Portrait
Changing Patterns of Family Life in India
Families in Indonesia
Family Development in Two Island Cultures in the Changing Pacific
Middle East
Egyptian Families
Contemporary Turkish Families
Familism, Post-Modernity, and the State: The Case of Israel
Europe
Families in Greece
The Italian Family: Past and Present
The German Family-Families in Germany
Norwegian Families from a Sociocultural Perspective: A Challenge to Therapeutic Theory and Practice
The Russian Family
The Americas
Marriages and Families in the United States of America
Caribbean Families in English-Speaking Countries: A Rather Complex Mosaic
Families in Brazil
Africa
Families in Central Africa: A Comparison of Bofi Farmers and Forager Families
Family Life in South Africa

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