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"This interdisciplinary reference work pursues and largely realizes the ambitious objective of surverying the leading topics in contemporary academic and applied child development. Authoritatively written fromculturally diverse orientations, this bulky single volume covers, in a jargonless manner, a number of topical areas sure to be of interest to a wide-ranging leadership." -- American Reference Books Annual

"The impressive trio of highly prominent contributors, the succinct but detailed tone of individual entries, and the scope and breadth of coverage makes the encyclopedia a key volume, and one sure to influecne the field as a prominent reference source to researchers, clinicians, students and others for many years." PsycCritiques David C. Schwebel

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development is a definitive, accessible and up-to-date account of all aspects of child development. Written by an international team of leading experts, it adopts an interdisciplinary approach covering everything from neonatal development to education, pediatrics, neuroscience, theories and research methods,physical development, social development, cognitive development, psychopathology and parenting. The editors also look at cultural issues, sex differences and the history of child development. Brian Hopkins is co-author of Crying as a Sign, a Symptom, and a Signal (Cambridge, 2000).
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  • Hardcover: 684 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (September 19, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521651174
  • ASIN: B007MXJO3M
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.6 x 10.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,315,696 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This book should be called the bible of early child development. I could not put it down because it brings clarity to the great confusion that exist between policy makers, scientist,and how we care for children. The whole nature vs. nurture, phylogeny vs ontogeny, evolution and preformation...it just goes on and on and answers so many questions that you literally cannot put it down. Contextually, it's filled with beautifully written unbiased text that promote social and scientific discourse, yet it begs us to look at ourselves and question who we are as a specie, why do we think, and how do gas molecules create this interesting specie we call human, and so many other theories that you leave with a sense of belonging and longing....

I recommend that every early child care teacher read this book. Don't waste your time on those fly by night books where the author or publication company disguise it as "teaching you about early child development" because they are driven my economic gains and definitely not knowledge. We, as humans are an interesting specie and somewhere in the development of our gene (perhaps because of environment and gene mutation), we realized that we could rule and dominate others. This book brings to light the reality of how one class of people can dominate and enslave millions of humans by making them believe they are inferior...definitely an eye opener...
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