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Zigler, Edward 1930-

Works: 124 works in 461 publications in 4 languages and 23,772 library holdings
Genres: History  Cross-cultural studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: LC4091, 372.210973
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Most widely held works by Edward Zigler
Children's play : the roots of reading( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Children's Play, leading experts in play research, child development, and early childhood education examine recent policy decisions and demonstrate the importance of play in helping children learn basic literacy skills, social awareness and creative problem solving. Readers will also find a comprehensive summary of the developmental benefits of play, examples of how research has been applied in practice, a multicultural perspective on play and ideas for how to play imaginative games with children
Project Head Start : a legacy of the War on Poverty by Edward Zigler( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to provide a comprehensive history and analysis of the operation and evolution of Project Head Start. The volume consists of 23 original articles covering program history, the preschool education and developmental components of Head Start, and Head Start program development and evaluation. In Part One, the historical roots of Head Start, the intellectual and political climate of the 1960s, leadership within the Johnson Administration and the role of early planners and administrators are discussed. An overview of the program's first decade in operation is provided. Philosophy, implementation, curriculum models and educational assessment of preschool education within Head Start are explored in Part Two. Part Three focuses on health, mental health and social services as part of a comprehensive developmental program. Additionally, the social context of parent involvement and career development are delineated. In Part Four, special field projects among American Indians, Puerto Ricans and residents of the Trust Territory are briefly discussed as well as program development and administration. Part Five describes and presents findings of project evaluations. Parent perspectives on the program are also presented. Finally, project theory and practice are critiqued and problems of program evaluation are indicated. A bibliography consisting of materials on Head Start published between 1965 and 1975 is included. (Author/RH)
Early schooling : the national debate( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child care choices : balancing the needs of children, families, and society by Edward Zigler( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Parental leave crisis : toward a national policy by Edward Zigler( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first three years & beyond : brain development and social policy by Edward Zigler( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on research from the social sciences and studies on the brain to answer questions and exploring what they mean for social policy and child and family development, this book offers recommendations for child care and development based on current brain research and its implications. Topics include the benefits of family leave, child care, home visitation programs, child abuse, and nutrition
The tragedy of child care in America by Edward Zigler( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why the United States has failed to establish a comprehensive high-quality child care program is the question at the center of this book. Edward Zigler has been intimately involved in this issue since the 1970's, and here he presents a firsthand history of the policy making and politics surrounding this important debate
Understanding mental retardation by Edward Zigler( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day care : scientific and social policy issues by Edward Zigler( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book of articles on day care, policy analyses of day care delivery are combined with recent research on the effects of day care. The authors include experimental psychologists, psychiatrists, economists, public health workers, pediatricians, and early childhood educators. Among the issues investigated are the influence of day care on parent-child attachment; the usefulness of psychoanalytic principles for the construction of quality day care programs; the developmental consequences of inconsistent caregiving for attachment behavior; the impact of verbal interaction on children's language acquisition and emotional adjustment; the influence of type of training on quality of day care; the validity and reliability of research studies of day care; the role of the federal government in day care regulation; sex, age, and temperament differences in children's responses to day care; cost effectiveness versus quality of day care; social policy options affecting delivery of quality day care; and profit versus non-profit day care. Child care tax credits are discussed as one policy option. Those families considered most likely to benefit from proposed policy options are analyzed and "Black perspective" on day care is presented. (Author/DB)
Child abuse : an agenda for action( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Head Start and beyond : a national plan for extended childhood intervention by Edward Zigler( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors suggest an alternative plan: that the huge Chapter 1 program adopt the model of the Transition Project and become the school-age version of Head Start, creating a well-funded, coordinated, and cost-effective series of interventions with unified goals and comprehensive services to meet the needs of poor children from the preschool years through the early elementary grades
Children, families, and government : perspectives on American social policy( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectual and personality characteristics of children : social-class and ethnic-group differences by Regina Yando( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Head Start debates( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imitation : a developmental perspective by Regina Yando( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mental retardation, the developmental-difference controversy by Edward Zigler( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of mental retardation and development( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vision for universal preschool education by Edward Zigler( Book )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades of research point to the need for a universal preschool education program in the U.S. to help give our nation's children a sound cognitive and social foundation on which to build future educational and life successes. In addition to enhanced school readiness and improved academic performance, participation in high quality preschool programs has been linked with reductions in grade retentions and school drop out rates, and cost savings associated with a diminished need for remedial educational services and justice services. This 2006 book brings together nationally renowned experts from the fields of psychology, education, economics and political science to present a compelling case for expanded access to preschool services. They describe the social, educational, and economic benefits for the nation as a whole that may result from the implementation of a universal preschool program in America, and provide guiding principles upon which such a system can best be founded
Issues in the developmental approach to mental retardation( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation is one of the first books exclusively devoted to applying the theories, findings and approaches used in work with nonretarded children to several types of retarded individuals. The editors and contributors define the developmental approach and explore theoretical issues as they relate to retarded populations. Problems involving similar sequences of development, cross-domain relations, the environment, and motivation are all discussed, as is the importance of separating the various etiological groups for research and intervention purposes. The contributors also examine the nature of development in specific etiological groups; types of retardation that are addressed include: cultural-familial retardation, Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, autism, and children with sensory and motor handicaps. This significant volume demonstrates how data from nonretarded development can inform work with retarded populations and how findings from children with mental retardation enrich developmental theory
Head Start : the inside story of America's most successful educational experiment by Edward Zigler( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the history of the Head Start program. Encouraged by Sargent Shriver, director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, in February, 1965, the Head Start Planning Commission presented a proposal for a program to the Johnson administration, which promoted it as a nationwide program to serve half a million poor children. By the time President Nixon took office, two research reports that examined the later school success of Head Start students and that were critical of Head Start were published. However, the Nixon administration continued to support the program, placing it under the Office of Child Development (ocd). Edward Zigler, the first ocd head, worked to improve parent participation in local Head Start programs; to support major child care legislation, ultimately vetoed by President Nixon; and to improve and diversify Head Start services. During the Carter Administration, proponents of Head Start, who believed poor families should have a power base separate from schools, successfully opposed the president's efforts to transfer the program to the Department of Education. While Head Start's budget remained intact during the Reagan years, the program's quality was eroded by increasing the number of children served with no increased funding, and decreasing hours and services. In 1990 both President Bush and Congress pledged full funding for the program. The book concludes with five recommendations: (1) provide full-quality Head Start; (2) recognize Head Start as a partner in welfare reform; (3) allow Head Start to serve infants and toddlers; (4) revamp Chapter 1 to sustain Head Start benefits in elementary school; and (5) raise income eligibility guidelines. (Bc)
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Children's play : the roots of reading
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Edward Zigler Developmental psychologist

Frank, Edward F. 1930-

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Early schooling : the national debateChild care choices : balancing the needs of children, families, and societyThe first three years & beyond : brain development and social policyThe tragedy of child care in AmericaDay care : scientific and social policy issuesHead Start and beyond : a national plan for extended childhood interventionThe Head Start debatesMental retardation, the developmental-difference controversy