New Approaches To Early Child Development: Rules, Rituals, and Realities

Hardcover | May 25, 2011

EditorH. Goelman, J. Pivik, M. Guhn

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This book volume describes a five-year journey of inquiry and discovery and the research findings of medical, health and social scientists which provides an opportunity for scholars and professionals to reflect on the implications of this research for social policy and practice. Of particular interest and emphasis are issues of gender, poverty, Aboriginal status, and cultural factors that frame the lives of “typical” and “non-typical” young children and their families in urban, rural, and remote communities.

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This book volume describes a five-year journey of inquiry and discovery and the research findings of medical, health and social scientists which provides an opportunity for scholars and professionals to reflect on the implications of this research for social policy and practice. Of particular interest and emphasis are issues of gender,...

Hillel Goelman is a Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Jayne Pivik is a community psychologist with a background in developmental psychology and environmental influences on health. Martin Guhn is a Michael Smith Fou...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:274 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:May 25, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230105432

ISBN - 13:9780230105430

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Table of Contents

Theory and background to the CHILD Project * Rules, rituals and realities: From Theory to Practice * What we have learned about poverty and vulnerability * What we have learned about Aboriginal children and families * What we have learned about early identification and screening programs * What we have learned about nurturant environments for children * What we have learned about interdisciplinarity * What we have learned about university-community collaboration * The graduate student experience * Conclusions and new beginnings

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“This book provides an excellent guide for those interested in conducting interdisciplinary research on young children. Researchers and professionals in the medical and social sciences will benefit from the content and process of the CHILD Project as described in this volume.” --Frank Oberklaid, Director, Center for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, University of Melbourne