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Zigler, Edward 1930-

Works: 136 works in 485 publications in 4 languages and 23,933 library holdings
Genres: History  Cross-cultural studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: LC4091, 372.210973
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edward Zigler
The first three years & beyond : brain development and social policy by Edward Zigler( )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,064 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( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,687 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
Issues in the developmental approach to mental retardation( )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 1,630 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
Children's play : the roots of reading( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,145 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 )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 1,110 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)
Handbook of mental retardation and development( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early schooling : the national debate( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 854 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 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialization and personality development by Edward Zigler( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 620 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)
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 608 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
Child abuse : an agenda for action( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding mental retardation by Edward Zigler( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schools of the 21st century : linking child care and education by Matia Finn-Stevenson( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matia Finn-Stevenson and Edward Zigler argue that the federal government alone cannot address the need for child care and family support services that, like education, should be addressed locally. The authors use their Schools of the 21st Century (21C) program as an example of how schools can provide child care, outreach services, home visitations, and health and nutrition services—in addition to reading, writing, and arithmetic.Conceptualized in 1987 in response to the child care crisis in this country, 21C has been implemented in over 600 schools in seventeen states. However, schools’ involvement with increasingly younger children is not without controversy. The authors also address questions regarding evaluation and effective implementation and scale-up strategies, and consider what changes in teacher training programs should occur to prepare teachers for working in schools of the twenty-first century; what provisions should be made to accommodate for the need to staff schools with personnel trained in early child development; and what changes need to be made in the financial structures of schools to accommodate child care and support services.Whereas Part Two of the book discusses the authors’ Schools of the 21st Century program in considerable detail, Parts One and Three address a broader range of issues concerning the effects that early education has on later school success and the various policy and conceptual approaches that have been tried, both nationally and internationally. Finn-Stevenson and Zigler also critically review the research on the effects of child care on children and other school reform initiatives that have been implemented in schools.Schools of the 21st Century is an engaging discussion about the new roles schools are taking and how they are expanding their traditional mission
Children, families, and government : perspectives on American social policy( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Head Start debates( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. From publisher description
The hidden history of Head Start by Edward Zigler( Book )

13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of Head Start since its origin during the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson, discussing how the social program has been affected over the decades by changing politics, media interest, science, ideology, and public mood, assessing its effectiveness, and considering its future
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Issues in the developmental approach to mental retardation
The tragedy of child care in AmericaIssues in the developmental approach to mental retardationChildren's play : the roots of readingHandbook of mental retardation and developmentEarly schooling : the national debateChild care choices : balancing the needs of children, families, and societyDay care : scientific and social policy issuesHead Start and beyond : a national plan for extended childhood intervention
Alternative Names
Edward Zigler Developmental psychologist

Frank, Edward F. 1930-

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Zigler, Edward 1930-

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