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Peer Groups and Children's Development free pdf Peer Groups and Children's Development considers the experiences of school-aged children with their peer groups and its implications for their social, personal and intellectual development Focuses on the peer group experiences of children attending school in Western societies, from five years of age through to adolescence Considers peer groups in classrooms, friendships made within and outside of school, and the groups that children participate in for extra-curricular activities Includes a final summary which brings together the significant implications for theory, policy and practice Unique in that no other volume reviews and integrates literature relating to peer groups in both classroom and out-of-class settings Addresses the research interests of psychologists and educationalists, as well as the practical concerns of teachers, parents, counsellors, and policy makers

About Christine Howe

Christine Howe is Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College. Previously she was Professor of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde. Her main research interests are peer interaction and conceptual growth, children's reasoning in mathematics and science, and communication and social relations among children. In addition to publishing seven books and over 100 journal articles, Christine was for many years co-editor of the journal Social Development and has served as Chair of the British Psychological Society's Developmental Section.

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Author : Christine Howe
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 22 January 2010
ISBN : 1405179449
EAN : 9781405179447
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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