Research Guide for Studies in Infancy and Childhood

Author: Enid E. Haag
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: STANFORD:36105024588373
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Reference

This unique research tool will lead researchers and practitioners to published materials and documents that can provide answers needed for making informed decisions regarding issues related to today's children. Comprised of approximately 1,400 entries, this guide reflects an interdisciplinary approach citing sources from the fields of psychology, education, sociology, medicine, law, home economics, and the arts. Chapter 12, with its focus on creativity, is unique in its coverage of drama, dance, art, and music. The bibliography of music resources by Marian Ritter is the first of its kind. Appropriate for a wide range of users, this book is designed for students just beginning to seek answers to questions concerning children, as well as professionals with years of experience in dealing with childhood problems. It will also be helpful for those wishing to learn about using databases in the literature searching process. A carefully organized table of contents and complete subject index allow for ease of entry location.

Dictionary of Concepts in Cultural Anthropology

Author: Robert H. Winthrop
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313242809
Release Date: 1991-01-01
Genre: Social Science

In 80 entries this work provides an introduction to the key ideas of cultural anthropology. In each article--culture, race, materialism, semiotics, "primitive," etc.--Winthrop provides a balance between describing a concept's contemporary theoretical relevance and tracing its development, including the broader intellectual context transcending professional anthropology. Thus the article on "interpretation" discusses St. Augustine, Schliermacher, Dilthey, and Gadamer, as well as Geertz and Evans-Pritchard. That on "ethnology" treats Boemus, Acosta, and Prichard as well as the Boasians. The article on "nature" contrasts the Greek concept of physis with the Roman natura. Though this is a work of synthesis rather than of original historical scholarship, Winthrop quotes primary sources as much as possible, to let the key figures speak for themselves.

Dictionary of Concepts in Physical Anthropology

Author: Joan C. Stevenson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313247560
Release Date: 1991-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Stevenson presents concise entries describing the development of physical anthropological concepts, followed by bibliographies including most of the major works in the field.

The SAGE Handbook of Child Research

Author: Gary B Melton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473971325
Release Date: 2013-12-06
Genre: Reference

"It is refreshing to see a book such as this which is both broad in its conceptualization of the field of child research and deep in its focus. The volume's editors are paragons of awareness when it comes to the need for interdisciplinary research and theory to illuminate the lives and experience of children." - James Garbarino, Loyola University Chicago "Covers a satisfying and unprecedentedly wide range of research relating to childhood. The contributors include many eminent international scholars of childhood, making the book a valuable resource for child researchers. Child advocates will also find the book to be invaluable in their efforts to improve children’s well-being, and to change policies and practices for the better." - Anne Smith, University of Otago "A really scintillating collection that will provide a lasting perspective on child studies - stimulating and comprehensive!" - Jonathan Bradshaw, University of York In keeping with global changes in children's social and legal status, this Handbook includes examination of children as family members, friends, learners, consumers, people of faith, and participants in law and politics. The contributors also discuss the methodological and ethical requirements for research that occurs in natural settings and that enables children themselves to describe their perspective. The book is divided into three parts: Part I: Setting-Specific Issues in Child Research Part II: Population-Specific Issues in Child Research Part III: Methods in Research on Children and Childhood

Guide to reference books

Author: Robert Balay
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
ISBN: UOM:39015026830391
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines


Psychology

Author: Pam M. Baxter
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:49015001482372
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Psychology

This reference and referral guide will help librarians, students, and beginning researchers to navigate information sources concerning the field of psychology. It covers resource guides, comprehensive retrospective bibliographies, indexing tools and online databases, handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, journals, biographical sources, and organisations, on topics ranging from theory and research methods to parapsychology.

Choice

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015064547592
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Academic libraries


Guides to Library Collection Development

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015032597026
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Designed to enhance collection development in school, public, and college libraries, this work annotates 1,671 significant bibliographies that were published between 1985 and late 1993, with some earlier but still useful publications included as well. Entries are divided into three major categories

Current Catalog

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015020583962
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Medicine

First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Walford s Guide to Reference Material Social and historical sciences philosophy and religion

Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
ISBN: UCSC:32106015122325
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Reference

A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: philosophy and psychology; religion; social sciences, sociology, statistics, politics, economics, labour and employment; land and property, business organizations, finance and banking, and economic surveys; economic policies and controls, trade and commerce, business and management, and law; public administration, social services and welfare, education, customs and traditions; geography; biography; and history.

Bibliographic Guide to Education

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 0816171386
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Education

... lists publications cataloged by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by ... The Research Libraries of The New York Publica Library.

Handbook of Child Psychology Cognition Perception and Language

Author: William Damon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470050545
Release Date: 2006-05-11
Genre: Psychology

Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication. Volume 2: Cognition, Perception, and Language, edited by Deanna Kuhn, Columbia University, and Robert S. Siegler, Carnegie Mellon University, covers mechanisms of cognitive and perceptual development in language acquisition. It includes new chapters devoted to neural bases of cognition, motor development, grammar and langauge rules, information processing, and problem solving skills.

Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World

Author: Maureen Carroll
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199687633
Release Date: 2018-03-29
Genre: History

Despite the developing emphasis in current scholarship on children in Roman culture, there has been relatively little research to date on the role and significance of the youngest children within the family and in society. This volume singles out this youngest age group, the under one-year-olds, in the first comprehensive study of infancy and earliest childhood to encompass the Roman Empire as a whole: integrating social and cultural history with archaeological evidence, funerary remains, material culture, and the iconography of infancy, it explores how the very particular historical circumstances into which Roman children were born affected their lives as well as prevailing attitudes towards them. Examination of these varied strands of evidence, drawn from throughout the Roman world from the fourth century BC to the third century AD, allows the rhetoric about earliest childhood in Roman texts to be more broadly contextualized and reveals the socio-cultural developments that took place in parent-child relationships over this period. Presenting a fresh perspective on archaeological and historical debates, the volume refutes the notion that high infant mortality conditioned Roman parents not to engage in the early life of their children or to view them, or their deaths, with indifference, and concludes that even within the first weeks and months of life Roman children were invested with social and gendered identities and were perceived as having both personhood and value within society.