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Judy Dunn - The Beginnings of Social Understanding - 9780631157755 - V9780631157755
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The Beginnings of Social Understanding

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Description for The Beginnings of Social Understanding Paperback. aeo Presents important data and powerful theoretical arguments about young childrena s social development. aeo A vivid, lively and readable book. aeo Judy Dunn is thought of as one of the most influential and interesting of developmental psychologists working today. Num Pages: 224 pages, 0. BIC Classification: JMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 382.
What do young children, as they grow from infancy to childhood, understand of others and of their social world? How does this understanding change, and what influences its development?

The Beginnings of Social Understanding draws on detailed studies of children within their families - their disputes with mother and siblings, their empathy and cooperation, their `pretend' stories and questions about others, and their `jokes' - to show vividly how children come to understand the social rules of the family and the feelings, intentions and relationships of others.

Illustrating this case with the words of the children themselves, ... Read more

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
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Hoboken, United States
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About Judy Dunn
Judy Dunn's previous books include `Mother Care, Other Care' (Penguin), `Sisters and Brothers' and `Distress and Comfort' (Fontana). Not for sale in USA, Canada, Central and South America.

Reviews for The Beginnings of Social Understanding
"Judy Dunn had given us a remarkable account of the social sensitivities of very young children. Her observations add up to a compelling case that children have a subtle and far reaching understanding of other people's feelings and intentions and of the dynamics of family interactions." Peter Bryant, University of Oxford "Her argument is sure to provoke debate, ... Read more

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