1st Edition

Early Socialisation Sociability and Attachment

By Cara Flanagan Copyright 1999

    Early Socialisation looks at sociability and attachment and how they relate to emotional and cognitive development. Topics covered include: bonding, attachment, deprivation, separation and privation, as well as enrichment. Social and cultural variations are considered, and theories of attachment and loss are described and evaluated.

    1 Introduction 2 Sociability 3 Imprinting and bonding 4 The attachment process 3 Specific attachments 4 Multiple attachments 5 Privation 6 Separation 7 Social and cultural variations 8 Theories of attachment 9 Enrichment 10 Study aids


    Cara Flanagan is an experienced author and Assessor and Team Leader for AEB A-level psychology. Her most recent books include Practicals for psychology (Routledge 1998), Psychology A-level study guide (1994) and Applying psychology to early childhood development (1996). She is a co-editor for the series with Kevin Silber.

    'Will prove a godsend to students new to Psychology especially because of the care the author takes in carrying her readership with her at the right pace by means of frequent evaluation sections, summaries and conclusions.' - Professor Rudolf Shaffer (Strathclyde University)

    'Lots of variety and levels of challenge. Excellent!' - Paul Humphreys (Revisor for A-Level Psychology)