Thinking Critically About Child Development

Thinking Critically About Child Development

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In the updated Third Edition of Thinking Critically About Child Development, previously titled Child Development: Myths and Misunderstandings, Jean Mercer offers 59 essays that confront popular misconceptions and fallacies about the field. Intriguing vignettes and critical thinking questions frame each essay, encouraging readers to think like social scientists and become better consumers of media messages and anecdotal stories. Timely topics and DSM-5 references make the book an engaging supplement for both chronologically and topically arranged child development texts.The main part of this book involves a series of essays on child development claims that may be myths, mistakes, or misunderstandings. These essays are marked according to age group and topic, so they can be used in conjunction withanbsp;...

Title:Thinking Critically About Child Development
Author:Jean Mercer
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2015-08-27


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