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The Development of Play - David S. Cohen

The Development of Play

Paperback Published: 1st June 1989
ISBN: 9780814714294
Number Of Pages: 224

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Why do children play and why do they stop playing? David Cohen's book answers these questions in light of recent research. Psychologists argue that children play to learn how to move, how to speak, how to think, how to cope emotionally, how to be imaginative, and how to interact with other people. David Cohen suggests that we need to look at the origins of play in the family, and excamine how children play with objects, language, and with each other and their parents.

"An excellent critical appraisal of research on play. Cohen offers a refreshing open perspective, although he acknowledges that we seem to need a serious reason for play in order to justify studying it....Very readable and entertaining."

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"This book provides a unique, powerful, rich, and nuanced understanding of identity development among Muslim-American youth. The publication of Muslim American Youth is a landmark event in developmental science."
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ISBN: 9780814714294
ISBN-10: 0814714293
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 1989
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 14.99  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.26

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