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Title Celebrating 50 years of child development research : past, present, and future perspectives / edited by Barbara Hanna Wasik and Samuel L. Odom ; with invited contributors.

Publication Info. Baltimore, Maryland : Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., [2019]

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Edition Version 1.0.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 347 pages)
Summary "This edited volume is based on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. Highly respected contributors address the three themes of the anniversary symposium--Early Care and Education, Diversity, and Disabilities. This essential professional reference captures the history and current state of the field, and offers implications for future development. The symposium took place in May 2016"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; About the Editors; About the Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Dedication; I: Historical Overview and Contemporary Issues; 1. Children and Families: Historical Trends in American Beliefs, Policies, and Practices; 2. Early Childhood Research in a Globalized Society: Accounting for Demographic Shifts and Changes; II: THEME A: Race, Ethnicity, Linguistic, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Diversity; 3. African American Boys in Early Childhood: Facing the Challenge of Diversity
4. Linguistic and Cultural Diversity: Knowledge Utilization in Early Care and Education5. Programs, Practices, and Policies Affecting Diverse Children and Families; 6. Reflections on Racial, Ethnic, Linguistic, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Diversity; III: THEME B: Early Care and Education; 7. The Abecedarian Approach to Full Development in Early Childhood; 8. A Long and Winding Road: Using Knowledge to Inform and Improve Early Care and Education; 9. Stuck in Place: A Brief History of Early Childhood Education Policy and Prospects for Expansion
10. From Research to Effective Policy and Practice in Early Care and Education: Lessons from Frank Porter Graham's 50 Years of ResearchIV: THEME C: Children With Disabilities and Their Families; 11. Fifty Years of Research on Children With Disabilities and Their Families: From Changing Behaviors to Transforming Lives; 12. The Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Workforce: Professional Development Issues and Future Directions; 13. Disability Law and Policy: Core Concepts and the Ethical Principles of Family, Dignity, and Community
14. Looking Forward: Research and Practice in Programs for Children and Youth With Disabilities and Their FamiliesV: Fifty Years of Progress and Future Directions; 15. Fifty Years of Progress and Future Directions; Index
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Subject Child development -- History.
Child development -- Research.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wasik, Barbara Hanna, editor.
Odom, Samuel L., editor.
Added Title Celebrating fifty years of child development research
Other Form: Print version: Celebrating 50 years of child development research. Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2019 9781681252766 (DLC) 2018046631
ISBN 9781681252773 (electronic book)
1681252775 (electronic book)
9781681252780 (electronic book)
9781681252766 (paperback)