Early Socialisation

Sociability and Attachment

By Cara Flanagan

© 1999 – Routledge

192 pages

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Hardback: 9780415186568
pub: 1999-08-05
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About the Book

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.

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'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)

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Routledge Modular Psychology

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The books have been written especially for those students new to higher level study, whether at school home, college or university.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General