Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 October 2013

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199943913

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Societal Contexts of Child Development

Pathways of Influence and Implications for Practice and Policy

Edited by Elizabeth T. Gershoff, Rashmita S. Mistry, and Danielle A. Crosby

  • Utilizes an interdisciplinary approach by including authors from psychology, sociology, education, economics, human development, anthropology, public policy, and communication studies
  • Focuses on contexts beyond the family, such as physical, social, cultural, and political environments
  • Incorporates the latest in both basic research and applied research in paired chapters for each context

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