Children, Families & Communities examines 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. This new edition has been revised and updated to include the very latest research and topical issues, such as children and technology, and children and natural disasters in Australia. New to this edition: Five new chapters covering topical issues: giftedness; Children, media and technology; bullying; children in emergencies; and policy support for children, families and communities. Substantial revisions and updates to the text including the latest research. Children, Families & Communities is also available as an e-book.
About the Author
Jennifer Bowes is Professor of Early Childhood at the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University, and founding Director of the Children and Families Research Centre, Macquarie University. Kerry Hodge is an Honorary Associate in the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University. Rebekah Grace is a Senior Research Fellow and the Program Manager for Early Childhood Research in the Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation (CHETRE), University of New South Wales.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 28th November 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 21.1 x 2.8
Weight (kg): 1.77