Childhood and adolescence : cross-cultural perspectives and applications / edited by Uwe P. Gielen and Jaipaul Roopnarine.

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Workshop on Childhood and Adolescence in Cross-Cultural Perspective New York Academy of Sciences)
Other Authors: Gielen, Uwe P. 1940-, Roopnarine, Jaipaul L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Series:Advances in applied developmental psychology.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • The cross-cultural study of human development : an opinionated historical introduction / Uwe P. Gielen
  • Cross-cultural research on childhood / Xinyin Chen and Violet Kaspar
  • All the world's children : the impact of global demographic trends and economic disparities / Uwe P. Gielen and Oksana Chumachenko
  • Literacy development in global perspective : a research and policy approach / Daniel A. Wagner
  • Social contexts of weaning : the importance of cross-cultural studies / Hillary N. Fouts
  • Challenging expert knowledge : findings from an African study of infant care and development / Robert A. LeVine
  • Competence and satisfaction in parenting young children : an ecological, multivariate comparison of expressions and sources of self-evaluation in the United States and Argentina / Marc H. Bornstein ... [et al.]
  • Gender roles in childhood and adolescence / Deborah L. Best
  • Sibling interactions / Ashley E. Maynard
  • Adoelscents in the developing world / Judith L. Gibbons
  • Adolescence in the twenty-first century : a worldwide survey / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
  • The adaptation and acculturation of children from immigrant families / Andrew J. Fuligni
  • Factors tied to the schooling of children of English-speaking Caribbean immigrants in the United States / Jaipaul Roopnarine, Pauline F. Bynow, and Ronald Singh
  • The acquisition of English and maintenance of first language by immigrant children and adolescents in North America / Gisela Jia
  • The changing developmental dynamics of children in particularly difficult circumstances : examples of street and war-traumatized children / Lewis Aptekar
  • Cross-cultural perspectives on developmental psychopathology / Thomas M. Achenbach
  • Cross-cultural human development : following the yellow brick road in search of new approaches for the twenty-first century / Harry W. Gardiner.