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Developmental health and the wealth of nations : social, biological, and educational dynamics

Author: Daniel P Keating; Clyde Hertzman
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume asks how we can best support the health and well-being of infants and children in an era of rapid economic and technological change. The book presents cogent findings on human development as both an individual and a population phenomenon. Topics covered include links between socioeconomic status, achievement, and health; the impact of early experience upon brain and behavioral development; and how  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel P Keating; Clyde Hertzman
ISBN: 1572304545 9781572304543 1572304553 9781572304550
OCLC Number: 40891109
Description: xvi, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Modernity's paradox / Daniel P. Keating, Clyde Hertzman --
Population health and human development / Clyde Hertzman --
Health, well-being, and coping skills / Chris Power, Clyde Hertzman --
When children's social development fails / Richard E. Tremblay --
Quality and inequality in children's literacy: the effects of families, schools, and communities / J. Douglas Willms --
Are socioeconomic gradients for children similar to those for adults?: achievement and health of children in the United States / Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Greg J. Duncan, Pia Rebello Britto --
Socioeconomic gradients in mathematical ability and their responsiveness to intervention during early childhood / Robbie Case, Sharon Griffin, Wendy M. Kelly --
Mechanisms of brain development: neuronal sculpting by the physical and social environment / Max S. Cynader, Barrie J. Frost --
Developmental trajectories, early experiences, and community consequences: lessons from studies with rhesus monkeys / Stephen J. Suomi --
Psychosocial factors and psychoneuroimmunology within a lifespan perspective / Christopher L. Coe --
Individual pathways in compentence and coping: from regulatory systems to habits of mind / Daniel P. Keating, Fiona K. Miller --
Learning society: a human development agenda / Daniel P. Keating --
Social software for a learning society: relating school and work / Thomas P. Rohlen --
Schools as knowledge-building organizations / Marlene Scardamalia, Carl Bereiter --
Lowering the burden of suffering: monitoring the benefits of clinical, targeted, and universal approaches / David R. Offord [and others] --
Community as a participative learning environment: the case of Centraide of Greater Montréal 1,2,3 GO! project / Camil Bouchard --
"It takes a village ...," and new roads to get there / Alan R. Pence --
Developmental health as the wealth of nations / Daniel P. Keating.
Responsibility: Daniel P. Keating, Clyde Hertzman, editors ; foreword by J. Fraser Mustard and Lewis P. Lipsitt.
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