Chapter 7. Fun-Raising

  1. Sharon K. Hall

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305197.ch7

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

How to Cite

Hall, S. K. (2008) Fun-Raising, in Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305197.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158060

Online ISBN: 9781444305197

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Keywords:

  • good sense of humor, sustaining relationships;
  • humor - positive force in peoples' lives;
  • parental transmission of humor;
  • humor and child coping;
  • children participating with teachers having a strong sense of humor;
  • enthusiasm relating to the children's success;
  • family vacation - fun-raising at its best

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Humor Research

  • Laughter Research

  • Children's Development of Humor

  • Parental Transmission of Humor

  • Humor and Child Coping

  • Humor and Teachers

  • Humor and Other Developmental Correlates

  • Caveats and Practical Suggestions

  • The Family Vacation: Fun-Raising at Its Best

  • Summary and Musing