Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

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Kathleen McCartney, Deborah Phillips
Wiley, Feb 17, 2006 - Education - 663 pages
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The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development presents a comprehensive summary of research into child development from age two to seven.

  • Comprises 30 contributions from both established scholars and emerging leaders in the field
  • The editors have a distinguished reputation in early childhood development
  • Covers biological development, cognitive development, language development, and social, emotional and regulatory development
  • Considers the applications of psychology to the care and education of young children, treating issues such as poverty, media, and the transition to school
  • A valuable resource for students, scholars and practitioners dealing with young children

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About the author (2006)

Kathleen McCartney is Gerald S. Lesser Professor of Early Childhood Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Deborah Phillips is Professor of Psychology at Georgetown University.

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