Children and Their Development
Children and their development are the topics of this volume. It focuses on research, cultural perspectives, real-life case studies, and the application of theory and research to improve children's lives.
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THE SCIENCE OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT I
Genetic Bases of Child Development
Why Do African Americans Inherit Sickle Cell Anemia?
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