search account giftcard shopping-cart plus arrow-right checkmark paypal
Children, Families and Communities

Added to Cart

Sold by Books Marketplace

More deals you may like

Children, Families and Communities

Rebekah Grace

 Marketplace - Sold by Books Marketplace

$72.26

+ Delivery
Seller's List Price
$80.95
Leaves warehouse in 1-2 business days
See delivery information

Qantas Points

You can earn and use Qantas Points at Kogan.com
Qantas Frequent Flyer PointsLogin or Sign up to earn an extra 36 Qantas Points on this purchase
Additional points may be earned during promotional periods. T&Cs apply.

Overview

20% OFF ALL Books Using the Code 'BOOKS20' at Checkout*

*Use the discount code BOOKS20 to reduce the current website prices of eligible products by 20% at checkout. Some current website prices may change while this offer is available, and/or may have changed recently. Promotion applies to prices at time of checkout, as displayed at checkout. Eligible products are only available while stock lasts. The discount code BOOKS20 will expire 19 February 2020 at 11:59PM (AEDT) unless extended. Discount codes cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers and do not apply to shipping. For instructions on how to use the discount code, click here.

Marketplace Product

The child development field is changing all the time, and with each edition this book has endeavoured to reflect contemporary thinking, current theory and research, as well as the most topical issues. The editors also flag the issues that they see as important to moving the field forward, such as the importance of child voice and participation in decision making relating to research, policy and practice. This fifth edition is focused on child development within the Australian context and the factors that influence children’s development. These include the effects of disability, ethnicity, family, school, neighbourhood (including rural, urban and remote communities) and state interventions and policies. The structure continues to reflect the contextual layers described in Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model. All of the individual chapters have been reconceptualised and rewritten to reflect current research evidence and theory development. The book benefits from the contributions of experts with child development backgrounds alongside those who think about childhood within the disciplinary frames of sociology, history, social work, education, health, and law. The authors bring exceptional academic, policy, and practical experience. Learning FeaturesChapter openings include chapter summary statements and information about chapter structure to help students to focus on the key elements of each chapter.Case study examples help students link theory to practice.End of chapter exercises enable students to test their understanding of each chapter.New to this editionNew Improved references. Referencing style moved to standard APA referencing and includes end of chapter references and short annotated key reference list making it much easier for students to navigate references. More examples from upper primary and secondary to give pre-service teachers a wider range of examples.New Editor – Catherine McMahon adds her expertise in child development/psychology to the team.Content on child development and parent-child relationships expanded in a significantly revised Chapter 6 Family as the Primary Context of Children’s DevelopmentExpanded Chapter 13 – Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families: The Legacy of Strong State Intervention provides a broader discussion of issues for Australia’s Indigenous children and families

Create your free Kogan.com account

Create your free Kogan.com account

Already have an account? Log In

By clicking Create Account (or signing in with Facebook, Google or Paypal), you agree to the Kogan.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and to receiving marketing communications from Kogan.com. Remember, you can unsubscribe at any time.