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Visual Order The Nature and Development of Pictorial Representation

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ISBN-10: 0521127092

ISBN-13: 9780521127097

Edition: 2010

Authors: N. H. Freeman, M. V. Cox

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List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 412
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Peter F. Drucker has been Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management at Claremont Graduate School in California since 1971.Maureen Cox is Reader in Psychology at the University of York. She has published eight books including Visual Order: The Nature and Development of Pictorial Presentation (edited with N. H. Freeman, Cambridge, 1985), The Child's Point of View: The Development of Cognition and Language, 2nd edition (1991), Children's Drawings (1992), and Teaching Young Children to Draw (with G. Cooke and D. Griffin, 1998).

List of contributors
Preface
Introduction
How meaning covers the traces
Commentary
A perspective on traditional artistic practices
There is no development in art
Drawing systems revisited: the role of denotation systems in children's figure drawings
The adolescent's point of view: studies of forms in conflict
Commentary
On the discovery, storage and use of graphic descriptions
Anomalous drawing development: some clinical studies
Commentary
Young children's representational drawings of solid objects: a comparison of drawing and copying
Some children do sometimes do what they have been told to do: task demands and verbal instructions in children's drawing
One object behind another: young children's use of array-specific or view-specific representations
The canonical bias: young children's drawings of familiar objects
The development of view-specific representation considered from a socio-cognitive standpoint
Three into two won't go: symbolic and spatial coding processes in young children's drawings
Knowledge and appearance
The head is smaller than the body: but how does it join on?
Commentary
Geometrical foundations of children's drawing
Figural biases and young children's drawings
Cross-cultural analysis of drawing errors
The perceptual-motor skill of drawing
The transition from construction to sketching in children's drawings
Conclusions
Indexes