Lives Across Cultures Cross-Cultural Human Development

ISBN-10: 0205494757

ISBN-13: 9780205494750

Edition: 4th 2008

List price: $78.00
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List price: $78.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction
What is Cross-Cultural Human Development?
Cross-Cultural Human Development and the Other Social Sciences
Some Important Themes
A Cross-Cultural Perspective Goals for the Field An Ecological Model
The Developmental Niche
A Developmental Orientation
A Chronological-Within-Topics Approach
Practical Applications
Overview of the Book
Some Cross-Cultural Teasers
Summary Study Questions
Further Readings
Theories and Methodology
Theories of Development
What Is a Theory?
Bronfenbrennerrsquo;s Ecological Model Super and Harknessrsquo;s
Developmental Niche Piagetrsquo;s
Theory of Cognitive Development Vygotskyrsquo;s Sociocultural
Theory of Development Eriksonrsquo;s Psychosocial
Theory Kohlbergrsquo;s
Theory of Moral Development Methodology in Cross-Cultural
Human Development
Studying Development
Cross Culturally: Some Methods, Problems, and Solutions
Methods for Assessing Components of the Developmental
Niche Studying Ecological Systems
Summary Study Questions
Further Readings
Developmental Analysis
Culture and Socialization
What is Socialization?
Ecological Model and the Development
Niche Some Cultural Variations in the Socialization of Behavior
Infancy Childhood Adolescence Adulthood
Summary Study Questions
Further Readings
Developmental Analysis
Cultural Aspects of Physical Growth and Development Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Physical Development
The Prenatal Period Infancy and Early Childhood
Middle Childhood
Adolescence Early and Middle Adulthood
Later Adulthood
Summary Study Questions
Further Readings
Developmental Analysis
Culture, Language, and Cognition
The Language-Cognition-Culture Link Infancy
Early Cognitive Development in Cultural Contexts Language Acquisition
Early Second-Language Acquisition and Bilingualism
Childhood Stages of Knowing and Learning Language Skills and Language Socialization Adolescence and Early Adulthood
Formal Operational Thinking Analytic Thinking and Problem-Solving <P style=
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