The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition

Editor(s): Peter K. Smith, Craig H. Hart

Published Online: 22 FEB 2011 07:06AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405196796

Online ISBN: 9781444390933

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390933

About this Book

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition presents an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory concerning a child's social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence.

  • Presents the most up-to-date research and theories on childhood social development
  • Features chapters by an international cast of leaders in their fields
  • Includes comprehensive coverage of a range of disciplinary perspectives
  • Offers all new chapters on children and the environment, cultural influences, history of childhood, interventions, and neuro-psychological perspectives
  • Represents an essential resource for students and researchers of childhood social development

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Historical Overview

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  2. Part II: Disciplinary Perspectives on Social Development

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    2. Chapter Two

      Behavioral Genetics (pages 27–44)

      Alice M. Gregory, Harriet A. Ball and Tanya M. M. Button

  3. Part III: Ecological Contexts for Social Development

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      Chapter Eight

      Culture and Social Development (pages 141–160)

      Xinyin Chen, Janet Chung, Rachel Lechcier-Kimel and Doran French

  4. Part IV: Child and Contextual Factors in Social Development

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    2. Chapter Twelve

      Temperament and Social Development (pages 227–245)

      Ann Sanson, Sheryl A. Hemphill, Bilge Yagmurlu and Sandee McClowry

    3. Chapter Fifteen

      Sex Differences in Social Behavior (pages 281–298)

      Vickie Pasterski, Susan Golombok and Melissa Hines

  5. Part V: Family Context

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  6. Part V: Peer Group

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    2. Chapter Twenty-Two

      Emotions and Social Development in Childhood (pages 413–433)

      Susanne Denham, Heather Warren, Maria von Salisch, Oana Benga, Jui-Chih Chin and Elena Geangu

    3. Chapter Twenty-Three

      Social Withdrawal and Shyness (pages 434–452)

      Kenneth H. Rubin, Robert J. Coplan, Julie C. Bowker and Melissa Menzer

  7. Part V: Play, Cooperation, Competition, Aggression, and Bullying

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    2. Chapter Twenty-Five

      Cooperation and Competition (pages 472–490)

      Barry H. Schneider, Joyce Benenson, Márta Fülöp, Mihaly Berkics and Mónika Sándor

    3. Chapter Twenty-Six

      Aggression in Children (pages 491–509)

      Sarah M. Coyne, David A. Nelson and Marion Underwood

    4. Chapter Twenty-Seven

      Bullying (pages 510–528)

      Christina Salmivalli, Kätlin Peets and Ernest V. E. Hodges

  8. Part VIII: Cognition, Helping, and Moral Reasoning

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    2. Chapter Twenty-Eight

      Social Cognition (pages 531–548)

      Charlie Lewis and Jeremy Carpendale

    3. Chapter Twenty-Nine

      Prosocial Behavior (pages 549–566)

      Joan E. Grusec, Paul Hastings and Alisa Almas

  9. Part IX: Intervening in Social Development

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