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Action Meets WordHow children learn verbs

Action Meets Word: How children learn verbs

Kathryn A. Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta M. Golinkoff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195170009
eISBN:
9780199893300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Words are the building blocks of language. An understanding of how words are learned is thus central to any theory of language acquisition. Although there has been a surge in our understanding of ... More

Adolescence and BeyondFamily Processes and Development

Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Patricia K. Kerig, Marc S. Schulz, and Stuart T. Hauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this ... More

Adolescents and WarHow Youth Deal with Political Violence

Adolescents and War: How Youth Deal with Political Violence

Brian K Barber (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195343359
eISBN:
9780199894116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343359.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Hundreds of thousands of children are forced or legally recruited combatants in no fewer than 70 warring parties across the world. In addition to these child soldiers, thousands of youth voluntarily ... More

Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Brenda Schick, Marc Marschark, and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Humans' first languages may have been expressed through sign. Today, sign languages have been found around the world, including communities that do not have access to education or literacy. In ... More

Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Throughout history there have been efforts to help deaf children develop spoken language through which they could have full access to the hearing world. These efforts, although pursued seriously and ... More

Homophobic BullyingResearch and Theoretical Perspectives

Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives

Ian Rivers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195160536
eISBN:
9780199893911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160536.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book provides a review of key studies that have shaped the way we view homophobia in educational contexts. Using theories and ideas drawn from various disciplines, the book demonstrates how ... More

In A Younger VoiceDoing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Cindy Dell Clark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book provides qualitative researchers with a guide to inquiry that learns from, with and about children.  From fieldwork done during participant observation, to focus groups and depth ... More

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Colette Daiute, Zeynep Beykont, Craig Higson-Smith, and Larry Nucci (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development brings together essays discussing the social, political, and economic contexts of youth conflict across fourteen countries on ... More

A Mandate for Playful Learning in PreschoolPresenting the Evidence

A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E, Berk, and Dorothy Singer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Efforts to give preschool children a head start on academic skills like reading and mathematics instead rob them of play time both at home and school. Indeed, the scientific evidence suggests that ... More

Perfectly PrepGender Extremes at a New England Prep School

Perfectly Prep: Gender Extremes at a New England Prep School

Sarah A. Chase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195308815
eISBN:
9780199894154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Moving into a senior boys' dorm at a co-ed New England preparatory school, I soon noticed vast behavioral differences among the students that I found hard to understand. In an environment of ... More

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