Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Editor(s): Kathleen McCartney, Deborah Phillips

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405120739

Online ISBN: 9780470757703

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757703

About this Book

The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development presents a comprehensive summary of research into child development from age two to seven.


  • Comprises 30 contributions from both established scholars and emerging leaders in the field
  • The editors have a distinguished reputation in early childhood development
  • Covers biological development, cognitive development, language development, and social, emotional and regulatory development
  • Considers the applications of psychology to the care and education of young children, treating issues such as poverty, media, and the transition to school
  • A valuable resource for students, scholars and practitioners dealing with young children

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Conceptual Frameworks

  2. Part II: Early Biological and Physiological Development

  3. Part III: Cognitive Development

    1. Chapter 11

      Mathematical Thinking and Learning (pages 208–229)

      Herbert P. Ginsburg, Joanna Cannon, Janet Eisenband and Sandra Pappas

  4. Part IV: Language and Communicative Development

  5. Part V: Social, Emotional, and Regulatory Development

  6. Part VI: The Social Ecology of Early Development

  7. Part VII: Policy Issues

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