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Childhood Social Development

Childhood Social Development

Five Volume Set
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June 2014 | 1 584 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This new Major Work, in five volumes, captures the key conceptual issues and findings in research covering social development in early childhood, through to adolescence. Childhood social development is an enormous field of research addressing issues to do with emotional development, peer relations, self-esteem and bullying amongst other topics, and through the inclusion of both contemporary and classic papers, these volumes skilfully outline the development of the area, our current conceptions, and growing points and controversies. 

Volume One: Social development within the family
Volume Two: Peer relations – friendship and play
Volume Three: Peer relations – dominance, aggression and bullying
Volume Four: Emotional intelligence and moral development
Volume Five: Cultural differences and theoretical perspectives
Part One: Attachment beyond Infancy
Categories of Response to Reunion with the Parent at Age 6: Predictable from Infant Attachment Classifications and Stable over a 1-Month Period Mary Main and Jude Cassidy
Parent-Child Attachment and Monitoring in Middle Childhood K. Kerns et al.
Part Two: Parenting Styles
Child Care Practices Anteceding Three Patterns of Preschool Behavior Diana Baumrind
A Reinterpretation of the Direction of Effects in Studies of Socialization Richard Bell
The Determinants of Parenting: A Process Model Jay Belsky
Part Three: Disciplinary Practices and Child Abuse
Patterns of Marital Conflict Predict Children’s Internalising and Externalising Behaviors Lynn Fainsilber Katz and John Gottman
Evaluating the Success of Sweden’s Corporal Punishment Ban Joan Durrant
Child Outcomes of Nonabusive and Customary Physical Punishment by Parents: An Updated Literature Review Robert Larzalere
Maternal Warmth Moderates the Link between Physical Punishment and Child Externalizing Problems: A Parent-Offspring Behavior Genetic Analysis Kirby Deater-Deckard, Linda Ivy and Stephen Petrill
Part Four: Different Family Types, Step-Parents, Divorce, Grandparents
Coping with Family Transitions: Winners, Losers, and Survivors E. Mavis Hetherington
The Impact of Grandparents on Children’s Outcomes in China Toni Falbo
Annotation: On the Grandmothers' Role in the Adjustment and Maladjustment of Grandchildren Catherine Lavers and Edmund Sonuga-Barke
Part Five: Sibling Relationships, Only Children
Sibling Relationships in Childhood: Links with Friendship and Peer Relationships Clare Stocker and Judy Dunn
Only Children and Sibling Children in Urban China: A Re-examination Xinyin Chen, Kenneth Rubin and Bo-shu Li
Part One: Friendship
Social Participation among Preschool Children M. Parten
Measuring Friendship Quality during Pre- and Early Adolescence: The Development and Psychometric Properties of the Friendship Qualities Scale William Bukowski, Betsy Hoza and Michel Boivin
Part Two: Sociometric Tradition
Dimensions and Types of Social Status: A Cross-Age Perspective John Coie, Kenneth Dodge and Heide Coppotelli
Social Information Processing Mechanisms in Reactive and Proactive Aggression Nicki Crick and Kenneth Dodge
Sociometric Popularity and Peer-Perceived Popularity: Two Distinct Dimensions of Peer Status Jennifer Parkhurst and Andrea Hopmeyer
Preadolescent Friendship and Peer Rejection as Predictors of Adult Adjustment Catherine Bagwell, Andrew Newcomb and William Bukowski
Part Three: Group Identity
Social and Cognitive Bases of Ethnic Identity Frances Aboud
Children's Use of Gender-related Information in Making Social Judgments Carol Lynn Martin
"God Made Me a Girl": Gender Constancy Judgments and Explanations Revisited Joel Szkrybalo and Diane Ruble
Part Four: Gender Differences
Age and Gender Differences in Children's Self- and Task Perceptions during Elementary School Jacquelynne Eccles, Allan Wigfield, Rena Harold and Phyllis Blumenfeld
A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Sex Differences in the Behavior of Children Aged Three Through 11 Beatrice Whiting and Carolyn Pope Edwards
Changes in Children's Self-Competence and Values: Gender and Domain Differences across Grades One through Twelve Janis Jacobs et al.
Part Five: Social Play
Elementary School Children’s Rough-and-Tumble Play and Social Competence A.D. Pellegrini
War Toys and Childhood Aggression B. Sutton-Smith
Constructing Understandings through Play in the Early Years Sue Dockett
Part One: Dominance/Status
Dominance Hierarchies in Young Children Murray Edelman and Donald Omark
Dominance, Attention, and Affiliation in a Preschool Group: A Nine-Month Longitudinal Study Peter LaFreniere and William Charlesworth
Part Two: Aggression
Aggressive Behavior of Nursery School Children and Adult Procedures in Dealing with Such Behavior M. Appel
A Developmental Perspective on Antisocial Behavior Gerald Patterson, Barbara DeBaryshe and Elizabeth Ramsey
Do Girls Manipulate and Boys Fight? Developmental Trends in Regard to Direct and Indirect Aggression Kaj Bjorkqvist, Kirsti Lagerspetz and Ari Kaukainen
Relational Aggression, Gender, and Social-Psychological Adjustment Nicki Crick and Jennifer Grotpeter
The Joint Development of Physical and Indirect Aggression: Predictors of Continuity and Change During Childhood Sylvana Côté et al.
Part Three: Prejudice, Intergroup Attitudes and Social Exclusion
The Development in Children of the Idea of the Homeland and of Relations with Other Countries J. Piaget and A. Weil
A Longitudinal Study of White Children's Racial Prejudice as a Social-Cognitive Development A. Doyle and F. Aboud
Children's Social Reasoning about Inclusion and Exclusion in Gender and Race Peer Group Contexts Melanie Killen and Charles Stangor
Social Norms and Self-Presentation: Children's Implicit and Explicit Intergroup Attitudes Adam Rutland, Lindsey Cameron, Alan Milne and Peter McGeorge
Part Four: Bullying
Bullying as a Group Process: Participant Roles and Their Relations to Social Status within the Group Christina Salmivalli et al.
Bullying and Theory of Mind: A Critique of the ‘Social Skills Deficit’ View of Anti-Social Behaviour Jon Sutton, Peter Smith and John Swettenham
The Power of Friendship: Protection against an Escalating Cycle of Peer Victimisation Ernest Hodges, Michael Boivin, Frank Vitaro and William Bukowski
Prevalence Estimation of School Bullying with the Olweus Bully/Victim Questionnaire Mona Solberg and Dan Olweus
Part One: Prosocial Behaviour
Children’s Differentiations among Potential Recipients of Aid Nancy Eisenberg
A Cross-National Study on the Relations among Prosocial Moral Reasoning, Gender Role Orientations, and Prosocial Behaviors Gustavo Carlo et al.
Part Two: Empathy and Emotion
Developmental Synthesis of Affect and Cognition and Its Implications for Altruistic Motivation Martin Hoffman
Psychophysiological Correlates of Empathy and Prosocial Behaviors in Preschool Children with Behavior Problems Carolyn Zahn-Waxler et al.
The Development of Concern for Others in Children with Behavior Problems Paul Hastings et al.
Part Three: Moral Development
Social Interactions and the Development of Social Concepts in Preschool Children Larry Nucci and Elliot Turiel
Preschool Children’s Conceptions of Moral and Social Rules Judith Smetana
Cross-Cultural Universality of Social-Moral Development: A Critical Review of Kohlbergian Research J. Snarey
‘Any Animal Whatever’: Darwinian Building Blocks of Morality in Monkeys and Apes Jessica Flack and Frans de Waal
Moral Stage Theory Daniel Lapsley
The Development of Children's Orientations toward Moral, Social, and Personal Orders: More than a Sequence in Development Elliot Turiel
Part Four: Moral Reasoning and Rights
Children's Concepts of Their Rights Gary Melton
The Relation between Law and Morality: Children’s Reasoning about Socially Beneficial and Unjust Laws Charles Helwig and Urszula Jasiobedzka
Part One: Biological Perspectives
Social Rehabilitation of Isolate-Reared Monkeys Stephen Suomi and Hary Harlow
Child Development and Evolutionary Psychology David Bjorklund and Anthony Pellegrini
Why Are Children in the Same Family So Different? Nonshared Environment a Decade Later Robert Plomin, Kathryn Asbury and Judith Dunn
Evidence That the Cycle of Violence in Maltreated Children Depends on Genotype Avshalom Caspi et al.
Humans Have Specialized Skills of Social Cognition: The Cultural Intelligence Hypothesis Esther Herrmann et al.
Part Two: Socio-Cultural Perspectives
Relations of Child Training to Subsistence Economy Herbert Barry, Irvin Child and Margaret Bacon
Little Angels, Little Devils: A Sociology of Children Anthony Synnott
The Developmental Niche: A Conceptualization at the Interface of Child and Culture Charles Super and Sara Harkness
Children's Daily Activities in a Mayan Village: A Culturally Grounded Description Suzanne Gaskins
Cultural-Historical Activity Theory in the Family of Social-Cultural Approaches Michael Cole
Part Three: Theoretical Views/Debates
The Nature and Uses of Immaturity Jerome Bruner
Where Is the Child's Environment? A Group Socialization Theory of Development Judith Harris

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ISBN: 9781446267165