Infant Development: Ecological Perspectives

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Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Katherine Karraker, Tom Luster
Routledge, Aug 29, 2003 - Education - 340 pages
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This collection of essays by leading scholars in the field of childhood development focus on the critical issues and questions that need to be addressed at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Topics covered include the ecology of fetal development, birth and the newborn period, family ecology and infant development, infant care settings, gender influences on caregiving, culture, violence, poverty, substance abuse, social support, maternal age, risk and protective factors, the impact of legal and public policy, and historical, and future ecologies of infant development
 

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Contents

Preface
1951
INFANT ATTENTION AND THE DEVELOPMENT
1986
NUTRITION How Does It Ajeet Cognitive and Benovlora
1977
ECOLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON MOTHERINFANT
1997
Aniy R Susn1anStillnian and Martha Farrell Erickson
DAYCARE AND MATERNAL EMPLOYMENT IN THE 218T
CENTURY ConYtots ono Conseoneneesfor nfiznt Development
0 THE EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE ON INFANTS
2 RELATIONSHIPS AT RISK The Paley EnIlranlnent as a Context
Contributors
Subject Index
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Hiram E. Fitzgerald is Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and Adjunct Professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University.

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