WorldCat Identities

Childhood Project, Inc

Overview
Works: 59 works in 118 publications in 1 language and 2,051 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: HQ767.9, 305.231
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Most widely held works by Childhood Project, Inc
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of 12 families on 5 continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical, and cultural. Includes documentary sequences, provocative historic films, and vivid clinical illustrations with on-screen commentary by experts
In the land of the giants( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children
Among equals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of peer relationships in child development, working out moral dilemmas, social relationships and developing strong self identity. Participation in youth groups and team sports become rehearsals for life. At this age boys play with boys and girls with girls in distinctive ways
Love's labors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings
Life's lessons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education
House of tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Great expectations( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience
Louder than words( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
The Ecology of development( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Factors such as biological inheritance, temperament, caregiving, family, peers, schooling, culture, and history are introduced"--Catalog
Risk and resilience( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows different cultures and different child-rearing practices. Compares the poverty of the children in Baka and the materiality of U.S. children. Discusses how these different conditions affect child growth
Worlds of childhood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series showing the intimate and accessible scenes of daily life, filmed with 12 families on five continents. A truly multicultural and cross-cultural package which serves as a unique resource for understanding how youngsters grow and develop in many diverse and pluralistic worlds of childhood
Louder than words( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although infants cannot speak, the roots of personality are present at birth. Shyness and sociability have a biological component. How parents' expectations and actions shape a child's behavior and character are explored
Evolution, environment and growth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the interaction of biological and environmental forces in relation to the growth and development of children
Concepts, memories, and categories( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reviews research on conceptual and memory development, logical reasoning, and problems solving"--Catalog
Nature and nurture interwoven( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of the environment and heredity in child development. Also addresses relationships within the family
Day care and the preschool experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the problems involved with setting up good day care for families with working parents in the United States. It explores the problems finding quality day care and what other nations do about day care and how successful their programs are. It also gives a brief history of day care in modern society and while also discussing the role of women in childrearing
Prenatal development and the birth process( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of the human fetus and different aspects of childbirth
Development and diversity( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploration of the historical, cultural, and individual diversity of childhood"--Catalog
Adolescence, the prolonged transition( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through historical and cross-cultural comparisons explores the extent to which the concept of adolescence is a period of increased autonomy, identity development, and risk taking. The biological aspects of puberty and emerging sexuality are addressed
Family life and the active child( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the family as a context of development, showing how it brings the wider world home to children and how it sometimes serves as a place where society's failings can begin to be reversed. Christmas spent with the Gholstons of New York and family interaction at the Popovs' home in Moscow provide background for an overview of issues relating to family structure and dynamics
 
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