This book provides insight into the complex nature of socialization and development by exploring the interrelations among such topics as play, diet, social cognition, self-concept, friendship, family, and school. This book also examines the contributions and impact of intrapersonal and interpersonal integration on a child's psychological development from early to middle childhood levels.
Table of Contents
Contents: Section I: T.D. Yawkey,Development and Context. J.L. Roopnarine, D. Cochran, N.S. Mounts, Traditional Psychological Theories and Socialization During Middle and Early Childhood: An Attempt at Reconceptualization. M.B. Shure, Prevention Research, Evaluation, and Application: Reflections on a Cognitive Approach. Section II: J.E. Johnson, Intraindividual Integration: An Introduction. S. Harter, Developmental Processes in the Construction of Self. L. Rose-Krasnor, Social Cognition. J.E. Johnson, T.D. Yawkey, Play and Integration. Section III: T.D. Yawkey, Interindividual Integration: An Introduction. V.A. Christopherson, The Family as a Socialization Context. S. Oden, Alternative Perspectives on Children's Peer Relationships. E. Asp, J. Garbarino, Integrative Processes at School and in the Community. Section IV: J.E. Johnson, T.D. Yawkey, Intra and Interindividual Integration: An Introduction. J.A. Goldman, Diet and Behavior: A Consideration of Recent Research. K. Levine, E. Mueller, Communication. W. Emmerich, Individual Differences and Socialization.
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