Wiley Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology: The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Development Programs, Practices, and Policies

Editor/Author Votruba-Drzal, Elizabeth and Dearing, Eric
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
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ISBN: 978-1-118-93729-7
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
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This unique and important book provides a comprehensive overview of the current theory, practices, and policies in early childhood development within the contexts of family, school, and community, and society at large. Moreover, it synthesizes scientifically rigorous research from an array of disciplines in an effort to identify the most effective strategies for promoting early childhood development.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • The State of Young Children in the United States
  • The State of Young Children in the United States: School Readiness - Terri J. Sabol and Robert C. Pianta
  • The State of Young Children in the United States: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on the Mental Health of Preschool Children - Susan B. Campbell
  • Early Childhood Health Disparities, Biological Embedding, and Life-Course Health - Daniel Berry
  • Social and Contextual Risks - Robert H. Bradley
  • Theoretical and Empirical Contexts of Applied Developmental Science of Early Childhood
  • From the Lab to the Contexts in which Children Live and Grow: Historical Perspectives on the Field - Pamela A. Morris and Maia C. Connors
  • What Does it Mean to be Evidence-based? - Margaret R. Burchinal and Nina E. Forestieri
  • Neural Development in Context: Differences in Neural Structure and Function Associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences - Emily C. Merz and Kimberly G. Noble
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Publicly Supported Early Care and Education Programs - W. Steven Barnett, Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal, Eric Dearing, and Megan E. Carolan
  • Early Childhood Education and Care for Dual Language Learners - Lianna Pizzo and Mariela Páez
  • Early Childhood Education and Care for Children with Disabilities - Penny Hauser-Cram, Miriam Heyman and Kristen Bottema-Beutel
  • Classroom-based Early Childhood Interventions - Stephanie Jones, Dana Charles McCoy, and Lauren Hay
  • Child Care and Child Development in the United States: Where Have We Come From, What Do We Know Now, and Where Are We Going? - Anna D. Johnson
  • Parenting, Family, and Dual-generation Programs
  • Family-School Partnerships in Early Childhood - Susan M. Sheridan, Amanda L. Moen, and Lisa L. Knoche
  • Parenting and Home Visiting Interventions - Nancy Donelan-McCall
  • The Two-Generation Approach to Building Human Capital: Past, Present, and Future - Margo Gardner, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale
  • Public Policy and Young Children
  • Immigration Policy and Early Childhood Development - Soojin Oh Park and Hirokazu Yoshikawa
  • Marriage Policy and Early Childhood Development - Rebekah Levine Coley
  • Child Welfare Policy - Kristen S. Slack and June Paul
  • Effects of United States Income and Work Supports Policies on Children in Low-Income Families - Aletha C. Huston
  • The Role of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in Promoting Early Childhood Development in the United States - Sharon Wolf, Juliette Berg, Pamela A. Morris, and J. Lawrence Aber
  • Work-Family Policies - Anna Gassman-Pines and Rachel Goldstein