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Raising Kids in the 21st Century. The Science of Psychological Health for Children. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5225880
  • Book
  • September 2008
  • 192 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
An easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. The book’s format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners.
  • Focuses on seven key areas of child development in raising psychologically healthy children
  • Paints an overall picture of the skills children need to become functioning adults through translating the latest scientific research into workable guidelines
  • Explores how early cognitive and social development is linked to universal issues of tolerance, sexism, and racism
  • Written in a language suitable for the student or general reader
  • A useful resource for clinicians to share with families under their care
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Preface.

1. Raising Kids in the 21st Century.

2. Early Cognitive Growth.

3. Cognitive Growth Outside of the Home.

4. A Part of the Family: How Belonging Promotes Growth.

5. Social Growth and Peer Relationships.

6. Well-Armed: Transmitting Values to Children.

7. Fun Raising.

8. Tolerance and Social Activism.

Appendix A. General Resources.

Appendix B. Books for Children.

Appendix C. Books for Adults.

Notes.

References.

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Sharon K. Hall University of Houston Clear Lake.
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