Table of contents for Blackwell handbook of early childhood development / edited by Kathleen McCartney and Deborah Phillips.

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Part I. Conceptual Frameworks
1. Nature and Nurture in Early Childhood
Kirby Deater-Deckard and Katherine Cahill
2. Vulnerability and Resilience in Early Child Development
Ann S. Masten and Abigail H. Gewirtz
3. Family Influences on the Development of Young Children¿s Competence
Michael J. Guralnick
4. Intersections Among Domains of Development
Catherine Ayoub and Kurt W. Fischer
Part II. Early Biological and Physiological Development
5. Early Brain Development and Plasticity
Jane Couperus and Charles A. Nelson
6. Social Regulation of Stress in Early Child Development
Megan Gunnar
7. Temperament
Jennifer N. Martin and Nathan A. Fox
Part III. Cognitive Development
8. Early Conceptual Development
Susan A. Gelman
9. Executive Functions in Developing Children: Current Conceptualizations and Questions for the Future
Marilyn C. Welsh, Sarah A. Friedman, and Susan J. Spieker
10. Developing Social Understanding in a Social Context
Rachel Barr
11. Mathematical thinking and learning
Herbert P. Ginsburg, Joanna Cannon, Janet Eisenband, and Sandra Pappas
Part IV. Language and Communicative Development
12. Language Experience and Language Milestones During Early Childhood
Erika Hoff
13. How Children Learn Language: A Focus on Resilience
Susan Goldin-Meadow
14. What counts as literacy in early childhood?
Catherine E. Snow
Part V. Social, Emotional, and Regulatory Development
15. Getting Along with Others: Social Competence in Early Childhood
Richard A. Fabes, Bridget M. Gaertner, and Tiernay K. Popp
16. Feeling and Understanding: Early Emotional Development
Ross A. Thompson and Kristin H. Lagattuta
17. Temperament, Attention, and the Development of Self-Regulation
Mary K. Rothbart, Michael I. Posner, and Jessica Kieras
18. Maladjustment in Preschool Children: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective
Susan B. Campbell
Part VI. The Social Ecology of Early Development
19. Family Systems
Marc H. Bornstein and Jeannette Sawyer
20. Poverty in Early Childhood
Eric Dearing, Daniel Berry, and Martha Zaslow
21. Orphanages as a developmental context for early childhood
Charles H. Zeanah, Anna T. Smyke, and Lisa D. Settles
22. Peer Relationships in Early Childhood
Deborah Lowe Vandell, Lana Nenide, and Sara J. Van Winkle
23. Child Care and Early Childhood Education
Deborah Phillips, Kathleen McCartney, and Amy L. Sussman
24. The Social Ecology of the Transition to School: Classrooms, Families, and Children
Robert C. Pianta and Sara Rimm-Kaufman
25. Media and Early Development
Sandra L. Calvert
Part VII. Policy Issues
26. Evaluating Early Childhood Assessments: A Differential Analysis
Samuel J. Meisels and Sally Atkins-Burnett
27. Head Start: What Do We Know About Its Effectiveness? What Do We Need to Know?
John M. Love, Louisa Banks Tarullo, Helen Raikes, and Rachel Chazan-Cohen
28. Early Childhood Policy: A Comparative Perspective
Jane Waldfogel
29. Promoting Social Competence in Early Childhood: Classroom Curricula and Social Skills Coaching Programs
Karen L. Bierman and Stephen A. Erath
30. Treatment and Prevention of Conduct Problems: Parent Training Interventions for Young Children (2­7 Years Old)
Carolyn Webster-Stratton and M. Jamila Reid

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Child psychology.
Child development.