The best-selling text in this area, "Child, Family, School, Community" deftly explores all the contexts in which children develop socially with sensitivity, professional insight, and current research. Berns text describes and analyzes how a child's reciprocal interactions with family, school, peer groups, media and community influences his or her developmental outcomes. Further, it takes a comprehensive look at the effects of family, child care, school, peer group, media, community, and societal factors (including culture, political ideology, economics, technology) on the socialization of the child. Truly ideal for undergraduate students and anyone who works with children, "Child, Family, School, Community" underscores the immeasurable value in preparing the child with the ability to adapt to a changing world.
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Roberta Berns is a Professor Emerita at the University of California, Irvine, as well as Saddleback College, where she founded and chaired the Human Development Department. Berns also was a student of renowned developmental psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner at Cornell University. She lives in California with her husband, a professor of bioengineering. They have two children (one, an English professor and the other, a professor of neuroscience) and two grandchildren.Review:
"Chapter 8 is very informative and reader-friendly. Excellent coverage of a wide variety of relevant topics. The sections on gender roles, sexual activity, and the significance and development of play are particularly well done. Useable tips for teachers and adults to help alleviate problems and encourage desired behaviors.This is phenomenal a great resource of information on topics that are relevant to our students. Cliques, bullying, peer modeling, etc are all wonder topics for a course of this nature.Organization is user-friendly, and lends itself well to structuring a class using the ecological model; current and relevant information; many good examples help students interpret information"
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Book Description Harcourt College Pub, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030723825
Book Description Harcourt College Pub, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 30723825
Book Description Harcourt College Pub, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0030723825