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Children's Personal and Social Development

Sharon Ding (Editor), Karen Littleton (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-1694-7
280 pages
November 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
Children
Children's Personal and Social Development gives an up-to-date and accessible account of work addressing an area of psychological enquiry that has grown rapidly in recent years, namely the study of children’s personal and social development.

  • One of a series of four books which form part of The Open University course Child Development.
  • Each chapter focuses on a specific key issue or topic, for example parenting or gender identity, and discusses associated theories and research.
  • The chapters have been prepared by leading researchers in relevant fields and members of The Open University course team.
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Introduction.

1. Parenting.

2. Disturbed and Disturbing Behaviour.

3. Siblings and Peer Relationships.

4. Self.

5. Gender identity and the Development of Gender Roles.

6. Young Consumers.

7. National Identities.

8. Integrative Conclusion

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Sharon Ding is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University.

Karen Littleton is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University.

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  • One of a series of four books which form part of The Open University course Child Development.
  • Gives an up-to-date and accessible account of work in children's personal and social development, an area of psychological enquiry that has grown rapidly in recent years.
  • Each chapter focuses on a specific key issue or topic, for example parenting or gender identity, and discusses associated theories and research.
  • The chapters have been prepared by leading researchers in relevant fields and members of The Open University course team.
  • Children's Personal and Social Development is a course text for the Open University course ED209.
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