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Handbook of Socialization

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Description for Handbook of Socialization Paperback. Editor(s): Grusec, Joan E.; Hastings, Paul D. Num Pages: 718 pages. BIC Classification: JMB; JMC; JMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 178 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1465.
This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively revised with the latest theory and research, the second edition reflects exciting advances in genetics, biological and hormonal regulatory systems, and brain research. Contributors present cutting-edge theories and findings pertaining to family, peer, school, community, media, and other influences on individual development. Three themes guide the book: the interdependence of biology and experience, the bidirectionality of socialization processes, and the many contributing factors that interact to produce multiple socialization processes and ... Read more

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Joan E. Grusec, PhD, is Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto. Her research interests center on socialization in the family, with a particular focus on differentiating among domains of socialization as well as exploring underlying motivations for different forms of prosocial action. She has authored and edited numerous research papers, chapters, and books, and ... Read more

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Grusec and Hastings's second edition is a masterful volume describing our current understanding of socialization across the life span. Although many of the authors contributed to the first edition, their chapters provide up-to-date reviews of the ever-expanding literature, while numerous other chapters focus on emergent issues and topics not previously included. Invaluable for researchers, this book could also be used ... Read more

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