“Drawing on research evidence from various countries and reviewing studies about children from different disciplines – including anthropology, economics, history, psychology and sociology – it offers broad and insightful perspectives on the ways in which we understand and study young children.
- A critical discussion of child development
- A broad interdisciplinary approach
- A general overview of theoretical approaches and research methodologies
- New coverage of global trends about childhood.
- An important new chapter on the economics of early education and care
- Updates on the relevance of neuroscience and genetic research to early childhood.”