Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 August 2016

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190237790

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Contexts for Young Child Flourishing

Evolution, Family, and Society

Edited by Darcia Narvaez, Julia M. Braungart-Rieker, Laura E. Miller-Graff, Lee T. Gettler, and Paul D. Hastings

  • Addresses an important and often neglected aspect of child development-how to optimize the conditions and contexts to fit the evolutionary characteristics of child growth
  • Scholars from multiple disciplines examine the types of parenting, families, communities and experiences that foster flourishing in young children
  • Focuses on aspects of young child flourishing-a combination of emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing, appropriate physiological regulation, and a prosocial orientation towards others

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