This vintage book contains a comprehensive treatise on the place of children in culture and society, it consists of an investigation into the guidance and development of infants at home, and in the nursery. Completed in the midst of a war and at a time when the philosophy of child care was being reconsidered and reformed, this text incorporates discussions of ideas that would later become the foundations of modern child care methodology. This text will appeal to those with an interest in the evolution of child care in modern societies, and is one not to be missed by collectors of literature of this ilk. The chapters of this book include: 'The Family in A Democratic Culture', 'How the Mind Grows', 'Personality and Acculturation', 'Infants are Individuals', 'Self-Regulation and Cultural Guidance', 'The Cycle of Child Development', 'Before the Baby is Born', 'A Good Start', et cetera. This book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a new prefatory biography of the author.
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Frances L. Ilg, M.D., and Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D., cofounded the Gesell Institute of Child Development (now named the Gesell Institute of Human Development) in 1950 to continue the groundbreaking work of the late Dr. Arnold Gesell. Sidney Baker, M.D., became director of the institute in 1978. Ilg and Ames are the coauthors of several books, including Gesell Institute's Child from One to Six, The Child from Five to Ten, and The Years from Ten to Sixteen.
Ames is a child psychologist. She is a co-founder and Associate Director of the Gesell Institute of Human Development in New Haven, CT.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060115068
Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060115068 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0011384
Book Description Harpercollins, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060115068