Berk’s revision provides contemporary and cohesive coverage on contexts for development, not only including family but extending beyond the family to peers, schooling, media, neighborhoods, communities, and societal values and priorities.This book will be immensely useful to the postgraduate students of psychology, researchers in the field, clinical psychologists, and also to those who have an abiding interest in holistic child development.
Contents : A Personal Note to Students.Preface for Instructors.
Part I: Theory and Research in Child Development1. History, Theory, and Applied Directions.
2. Research Strategies.
Part II: Foundation of Development3. Biological Foundations, Prenatal Development, and Birth.
4. Infancy: Early Learning, Motor Skills, and Perceptual Capacities.
5. Physical Growth.
Part III: Cognitive and Language Development6. Cognitive Development: Piagetian, Core Knowledge, and Vygotskian Perspectives.
7. Cognitive Development: An Information-Processing Perspective.
9. Language Development.
Part IV: Personality and Social Development10. Emotional Development.
11. Self and Social Understanding.
12. Moral Development.
13. Development of Sex Differences and Gender Roles.
Part V: Contexts for Development14. The Family.
15. Peers, Media, and Schooling.
Name Index.Subject Index(less)
Child labour in India : myth and reality. 2.
Working conditions, wages and earnings of working children. 3.
Child labour laws. 4.
Supreme court judgements on child labour. 5.
Conclusions and suggestions. Appendices: 1.
NGO efforts in programming for working and street children. 2.
Child labour in carpet industry. 3.
High concentration of child labour. 4.
Sparing a thought for the slum children on Diwali. 5.
Child labour problems need people's movement. Index.
"The first chapter of this study is devoted to present a vivid picture of the problem in India. Second chapter deals with working conditions of child labour in Delhi covering working children in six vocations: tea stalls, dhabas, automobile work-shops, domestic child workers, other three of self-employed: shoe-shining, rag picking, evening newspaper hawkers.
Also the chapter covers the wages and earnings of the child labour. The review of child labour legislation has been made in chapter three.
The Child and the state in India: Child labor and education policy in comparative perspective: Preface. 1.
The argument. 2.
India's working children. 3.
Dialogues on child labor. 4.
Dialogues on education. 5.
Child labor and compulsory-education policies. 6.
Historical comparisons: advanced industrial countries. 7.
India and other developing countries. 8.
Values and interests in public policy. Index.
II. Born to work: Child labour in India: Foreword by Myron Weiner.
Child labour in some sectors in India. 1.
How it all started..
Government policy and the law. 2.
Where are children working? 3. Children in the glass industry.
4. Child labour in the lock industry of Aligarh.
5. The child Gem polishers of Jaipur.
6. The child potters of Khurja.
7. Why children work in the brass ware industry.
8. Traditional crafts and child labour.
9. The female child.
10. Consequences of child labour: education and(less)
Nurturing child for development. 2.
Parent-child connectedness. 3.
Shaping child as an individual. 4.
Children in schools and educational settings. 5.
Teacher preparation for child development. 6.
Classroom practices and student learning. 7.
Children's self-regulation and competencies. 8.
Classroom diversity. 9.
Child exclusion. 10.
Invisible children. 11.
Children's need assessment. Bibliography.
Index. "Child Development is the study or examination of processes and mechanisms that operate during the physical and mental development of an infant into an adult.
The study of children should be an important part of every person's life. We cannot communicate with children if we do not understand them.
Our lives have been greatly influenced by our childhood and our experiences. This indispensable book on child development helps readers to understand the latest developmental knowledge and apply it in their work with children and families.
Readers are provided with an especially clear and coherent understanding of the sequence and underlying(less)
Child development: theoretical and conceptual issues. 2.
Growth and development of children. 3.
Stages and principles of child development. 4.
Aspects of development. 5.
From conception to birth. 7.
Basic factors in development of child. 8.
Physical growth and development. 9.
The development of human understanding. 10.
Child survival I. 11.
Child survival II. Index.
"The fourth psychosocial crisis is handled, for better or worse, during what he calls the "school age", presumably up to and possibly including some of junior high school. Here the child learns to master the more formal skills of life: (1) Relating with peers according to rules, (2) Progressing from free play to play that may be elaborately structured by rules and may demand formal teamwork, such as baseball and (3) Mastering social studies, reading, arithmetic.
Homework is a necessity, and the need for self-discipline increases yearly. The child who, because of his successive and(less)
Stop child labour. 2.
Child labour in weaving industry. 3.
Child labour: targeting the intolerable. 4.
Children's health and the environment. 5.
Helping your child learn. 6.
For a broader approach to education. 7.
Population growth and education. 8.
Will education go to market?. 9.
Private education: the poor's best chance?. 10.
Corporate ambitions in education. 11.
Promotion of higher education in research. 12.
Wanted: an new deal for the universities. 13.
Wiring up the Ivory towers. 14.
Shaking the Ivory tower. 15.
Solving the unemployment problem by looking beyond the job. 16.
Population growth and jobs. 17.
Beyond economics. 18.
Violence in school: a world wide affair. 19.
Rural poverty in India. 20.
Employment and poverty alleviation. 21.
Women and poverty. 22.
Towards a new policy on poverty reduction. 23.
Technological entrepreneurship: the new force for economic growth. 24.
Population growth and income. 25.
What was wrong with structural adjustment: in(less)
The Gender Intelligent Retailer: Discover the Connection Between Women Consumers and Business Growth
1. Children and child development: a comparative study.
2. Child care: a global perspective.
3. Value of children: a country study.
4. Grassroots education for children: a success story-I.
5. Grassroots education for children: a success story-II.
6. Significance of voluntary action.
7. Trends in well-being among children and the elderly (report of a seminar).
8. Context of family in child development.
2: Policies and Dynamics of Child Development: 1. Rights of the child.
2. Overview of child welfare.
3. National policy for children.
4. Child welfare policy: an Intra-Asian case study.
5. Basic policy: the integrated child development services.
6. Statistics on children.
7. Child nutrition and health concerns: report of a field study.
8. Voluntary action for community and child health.
9. Early education and child development.
10. Problems, policies and priorities in child health.
11. Community and the child.
What is Health Education? 3. The Healthy School Child.
4. Health Nurse.
6. The Speech and Hearing Specialist.
7. The Child Development Specialist.
8. The Coordinator.
9. The Handicapped.
10. Health Problems of Adults.
11. The Health of the Worker.
12. The Care of Single Woman.
14. Mentally Handicapped.
15. The Family Role in Care.
16. Threats and Hazards.
17. The Human and Natural Environment.
18. Atmospheric Pollution and its Impact on Health.
19. The Social Worker.
20. Prenatal Nutrition.
21. Concepts of Prevention.
“Although good health is essential to the quality and happiness of life it is not a compulsory school subject. Whether it is taught depends on the whims of the head master and a casual health visitor, school nurse or the teacher may undertake it.
Health care techniques have been developed in the western countries and a body of knowledge has(less)
Mental Health issues of children in schools. 2.
Traumatic experiences of students in school. 3.
Educational culture in urban cities. 4.
Academic stress. 5.
Learning disorders. 6.
Depression in children. 7.
Eating disorders. 8.
Autism - a developmental disorder. 9.
Mental retardation. 10.
Resilience in children. 11.
Juvenile delinquency. 12.
Parenting, family relationships and child development. 13.
Strategies to deal with victimization on school children. 14.
Democratic education, disaffection, dropout, and underachievement of children and youth in school. Bibliography.
Index. " The children need a big change in schools".
Child mental health in school is a very wide-ranging study. This book titled 'A Counsellor For School - A Child Mental Health Perspective', bound in 14 chapters, rooted in comprehensive literature review is aimed at assisting school counsellors in the better understanding and caring of mental health issues among school children.
The manuscript shall be useful not only for counsellors, teachers, parents, and(less)
Treatment of the child in emotional conflict. 2.
Methods of therapy. 3.
Involving the parents in the child's therapy. 4.
Introducing the child to therapy. 5.
General characteristics of Neurosis in children. 6.
The child in acute anxiety states. 7.
The child with school Phobia. 8.
The child with depression. 9.
The child with obsessional neurosis. 10.
The withdrawn child. 11.
The overprotected child. 12.
The effeminate boy. 13.
The Narcissistic child. 14.
The child with Neurotic character. 15.
The unsocialised child. 16.
The Neurotic character. 17.
The Neurotic delinquent. 18.
The "Psychopath". 19.
The psychotic child. 20.
The markedly unstable child. 21.
The child with organic brain damage. 22.
The child who withdraws into convulsive seizures. 23.
The problem of prevention. 24.
Some principles of therapy. Index.
"Whenever anything interferes with the satisfaction of child's instinctual drives and his frustration produces a state of tension then he starts suffering from emotional(less)
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