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Child Development From Birth to 8 Years
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Child Development From Birth to 8 Years
An Interdisciplinary Approach


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Child development | Education

December 2022 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
An understanding of Child Development is necessary for early childhood students as it underpins all early year’s practice and curricula. This book provides students with an in-depth understanding of the research, theory and current practice, supporting them through a complex area. Offering a fresh take, this book examines child development through a range of disciplines including psychology, education, sociology, anthropology and philosophy. Chapters are structured to support readers in understanding complex theory, with key features such as case studies which put theory into practice, reflective questions to encourage critical thinking, chapter summaries, further reading, and more.

Amanda Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Education at University of South Wales.

Alyson Lewis is Lecturer in Education Development at Cardiff University.
 
Introduction
 
PART 1: Understanding interdisciplinary approaches to child development
 
The Psychology of Child Development
 
The Sociology of Child Development
 
The Economics of Child Development
 
The Anthropology of Child Development
 
The Philosophy of Child Development
 
The Neuroscience of Child Development
 
The Education of Child Development
 
PART 2: Exploring the domains of child development
 
Physical Development and Growth
 
Social Development
 
Emotional Development
 
Creative Development
 
Spiritual Development
 
Cognitive Development
 
Language Development
 
PART 3: Contemporary aspects of practice
 
Understanding Play through the Disciplines and Domains
 
Understanding Well-being through the Disciplines and Domains
 
Understanding Global Curricula through the Approaches and Domains
 
Understanding Inclusivity through the Disciplines and Domains
 
Understanding How Shared Spaces Support Child Development and the Role of the Adult within this
 
Opportunities to Recap and Reflect (The Conclusion)

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