Infant and Child in the Culture of Today - The Guidance of Development in Home and Nursery School

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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.

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Book Description Giniger Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Hardcover. 428 pages. INFANT AND THE CULTURE OF TODAY- The Guidance of Development in Home and Nursery School BY ARNOLD GESELL. Contents include: Preface ix Introduction Plan and Purpose 1 PART ONE GROWTH AND CULTURE 1. The Family in a Democratic Culture 9 1. The Household as a Cultural Work Shop 2. The Functions of Infancy 2. How the Mind Grows 15 1. The Patterning of Behavior 2. The World of Things 3. Personality and Acculturation 28 1, Personality as a Dynamic Structure 2. The World of Persons 3. The Growth of Personality 4. Infants are Individuals 39 1. Matxiration and Acculturation 2. The Individuality of Twins 3. The Individuality of Growth Patterns 5. Self-Regulation and Cultural Guidance . 47 1. Individuals and Schedules 2. Self-Demand Schedules 3. Self-Regulation through Cultural Control 4. The Cultural Significance of Self-Regulation 6. The Cycle of Child Development 59 1. Stages and Ages 2. Progressions in Cultural Activities 3. The Cycle of the Behavior Day 4. The Use and Misuse of Age Norms PART TWO THE GROWING CHILD 7. Before the Baby is Born 73 1. The First Baby 2. A Second Baby 8. A Good Start 80 1. Breast Feeding and Self-Regulation 2. A Rooming-in Arrangement for the Baby 3. From Hospital to Home 4. Tlie Evolution of the Behavior Day v KANSAS CITY MO. PUBLIC LIBRARY h H l, pphavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 10. Sixt ii X Veeks Old 100 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 1 1 . Twenty-Eight Weeks Old 108 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 12. Forty Weeks Old 110 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 13. One Year Old 123 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 14. Fifteen Months Old 131 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 15. Eighteen Months Old H 1 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4. Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 16. Two Years Old 159 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4, Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 17. Two-and-a-Half Years Old 177 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4. Nursery Behavior j 5. Nursery Techniques 18. Three Years Old 202 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4, Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 19. Four Years Old 224 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3, Cultural and Creative Activities 4. Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 20. Five and the Years After Five 246 1. Five Year Oldncss 2. Childhood and Adolescence 21. The Nursery School as a Guidance Center 258 L Cultural Origins of the Nursery School 2. Should My Child Go to Nursery School 3. Individualized Attendance 4. Initial Adjustment of Child to Nursery School 5. Characteristics of a Skilled Guidance-Teacher 6. Guidance Adaptations to Indi vidual arid Group Differences 7. The Guidance Functions of a Nursery Unit PART THREE THE GUIDANCE OF GROWTH 22. A Developmental Philosophy 287 1. Absolute versus Relative Concepts 2. The Dynamics of the Growth Complex 3. Behavior Deviations 23. The Growth Complex 298 1. Sleep 2. Feeding 3. Bowel Control 4. Bladder Control 5. Personal and Sex Interests 6. Self-Activity, Sociality, Self-Containment 24. Child Development and the Culture oi Tomorrow 356 1. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9781443722445

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