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Understanding cross-cultural child development and designing programs for children

Nancy Donohue Colletta

Understanding cross-cultural child development and designing programs for children

by Nancy Donohue Colletta

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Published by Christian Children"s Fund in Richmond, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child development -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Donohue Colletta.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    ContributionsChristian Children"s Fund.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14665254M
    LC Control Number92082802

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Understanding cross-cultural child development and designing programs for children. Richmond, VA: Christian Children's Fund, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Donohue Colletta; Christian Children's Fund.

As the author explains: “I’ve had some success at weakening the intellectual monopoly that western, middle class culture holds on ideas about child rearing and child development. A very thorough review of childhood—aided immeasurably by eHRAF— from the ethnographic archives has allowed me to offer a cross-cultural and distinctly.

This publication was edited by Faye Ong, working in cooperation with Laura Bridges, Child Development Consultant. It was designed and prepared for online posting by the staff of CDE Press, with the cover designed by Tuyet Truong.

It was published by the Department of Education, N Street, Sacramento, CA File Size: 8MB. Due to all these changes, there are more children than ever who can rightfully be called Cross-Cultural Kids (CCKs)—.

A Cross-Cultural Kid (CCK) is a person who has lived in—or meaningfully interacted with—two or more cultural environments for a significant period of time during developmental years.”. Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.

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When learning is defined in terms of analytic understanding, children’s own subcultures and play forms are denied. A negative consequence of this view may be diminished impact of learning on child development. 27,28 References. Vygotsky LS. Mind in society: the development of higher psychological processes.

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