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Hess, Robert D.

Works: 108 works in 365 publications in 5 languages and 7,293 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Cross-cultural studies  Longitudinal studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Director
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Most widely held works by Robert D Hess
The development of political attitudes in children by Robert D Hess( Book )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 17,000 children were interviewed or tested to investigate their political attitudes. Data relevant to social class and intelligence are as follows: compared to others, children of high intelligence acquired political attitudes earlier, saw the Supreme Court as a more powerful decision maker, perceived laws as less rigid, had more reservations about the competence of the government and had a sense of political efficacy, were more likely to be politically active, and were more willing to accept the possibility of change in the system. The amount of difference perceived between political parties and beliefs about their disagreements, perception of duty to vote, loyalty to the country, and interest in current events did not vary by social class or intelligence. Party choice was not related to social status until after grade 5; children with greater ability to abstract were more likely to perceive the government in institutional rather than personal terms; children from working class homes were more attached to the President than were others; and participation in political discussion and concern with political issues were more frequent in children of high iq and social status. (Rj)
An activities handbook for teachers of young children by Doreen J Croft( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and Italian and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook intended as a guide for prospective and inservice teachers of young children is presented. This is the second of two volumes. The activities include almost all those one might want to use with preprimary children. The largest sections cover language activities and the several arts. All of the activities included some from actual classroom experience and use. This guide is divided in five parts: Opportunities for Growth in Language Abilities, Experiences in Prescience, Exploring the Arts, Pre-Math Experiences, and Cooking. (Author/CK)
Teachers of young children by Robert D Hess( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook for preschool teachers is geared to the needs of the young and relatively inexperienced teacher. The book combines developmental and educational theory with practical application. Chapters cover: (1) early education as a career; (2) schools and systems of early education; (3) school and family: partners or competitors?; (4) social opportunity and educational achievement; (5) programs are tools, not religions--varieties of programs and approaches; (6) growth of language and cognitive abilities; (7) social concepts and behavior; (8) the versatility of the arts in a preschool program; (9) crisis in the preschool--coping with emergencies; and (10) the challenge of evaluation. References are provided for each chapter. (Author/KM)
Family worlds: a psychosocial approach to family life by Robert D Hess( Book )

41 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does a family function? How does a family make a distinctive life of its own while living according to the values of society? In what ways is a family a unit when all its members have personalities of their own? How can we understand diversity among families? Robert D. Hess and Gerald Handel sensitively explore the dynamics of family life in five narrative case studies. The Clarks, Lansons, Littletons, Newbolds, and Steeles are all "typical" families with representative social, cultural, and psychological problems. By simultaneously studying each family as a small group and as a set of individual personalities, the authors have captured the interplay between personality and family as each group works out its own special way of coping with its problems. Further, they have formulated several principles of family functioning that help focus comparison. Family Worlds was the first, and is still one of the few studies, to interview each member of the family, giving equal weight to children as well as to adults, so each family member's perspective is factored into Hess and Handel's family portraits. A new introduction to the Transaction edition illuminates just how significant this ground-breaking study still is today and highlights the new implications it has for today's families as well as emerging approaches
Compensatory education for cultural deprivation. [A report] based on working papers contributed by participants in the Research Conference on Education and Cultural Deprivation by Benjamin S Bloom( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on working papers for the Research Conference on Education & Cultural Deprivation, 1964, Chicago
Early education; current theory, research, and action by Robert D Hess( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructional software : principles and perspectives for design and use by Decker F Walker( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight city study of child political socialization by David Easton( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Familienwelten : Kommunikation und Verhaltensstile in Familien by Robert D Hess( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frühkindliche Erzeihung by Conference on Pre-school Education( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of basic attitudes and values toward government and citizenship during the elementary school years by Robert D Hess( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conference on development of cross-national research on the education of children and adolescents by Robert D Hess( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine foreign research centers and 9 united states research centers were represented by 24 investigators at a cross-national conference in chicago, illinois, on february 20-28, 1964. objectives of the conference were--(1) to examine the implications of contemporary research for education, (2) to plan new projects with particular relevance for education, and (3) to communicate the results of this conference to a wider audience in order to stimulate interest and additional research. A work group on child-rearing practices suggested that the problem of obtaining comparable cross-national data in a systematic way be approached by setting up two kinds of structures under international sponsorship--(1) a federation of 7 to 12 newly developed research facilities in strategically selected areas of the world, and (2) a related, but more loosely federated, and probably less reciprocally operated, string of about 30 research facilities in already existing centers of learning and research. The work group on development of social attitudes developed a plan for cross-cultural investigation to be instituted in the united states, germany, italy, mexico, brazil, and possibly england on various specified areas of behavior. The work group on cognitive development discussed current research projects pertaining to development of the child's cognitive functioning and value concepts. (Jm)
Early formal education : current theory, research, and practice by Robert D Hess( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bearbejdede indlæg fra en konference afholdt i USA i 1966 om tidlig læring og tidlig undervisning. Bogen afspejler tidens pædagogiske og udviklingspsykologiske forskning og behandler bl.a. spørgsmål som: Ved hvilken alder skal formel undervisning begynde? Hvilken effekt har timingen af undervisning for barnets senere sociale og uddannelsesmæssige udvikling? Får samfundet nok for de økonomiske og professionelle ressourcer, der anvendes på preschool-området? Kan socialt dårligt stillede børn opnå en god uddannelse uden at inddrage familie og samfund?
Relationships between achievement in high school, college, and occupation: a follow-up study by University of Chicago( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cognitive environments of urban preschool children by Robert D Hess( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report describes the first phase of a two-part study of the processes through which social and economic disadvantagement affect the early cognitive development and educability of urban preschool Negro children. Contents include: the background, conceptual context, and research procedures; the relation of family resources and maternal life styles to maternal cognitive environment and cognitive performance of the child; maternal control strategies and cognitive processes; mother-child interaction; cognitive behavior of mother and child; mother's language and the child's cognitive behavior; and, socialization to the role of pupil. A summary of preschool project results is included. Extensive appendixes carry samples of questionnaires, interview forms, procedures for administering and scoring various mother-child interaction tests, attitude tests, and behavior ratings, and tabulations of statistical data and results. For report of the follow-up phase see ud 009 945. (jm)
Libro para educadores de niños en edad preescolar : texto básico by Robert D Hess( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers of young children. Instructor's manual. by Robert D Hess( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libro para educadores de niños en edad preescolar : manual de actividades by Doreen J Croft( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hahaoya no taido, kōdō to kodomo no chiteki hattatsu : Nichi-Bei hikaku kenkyū by Hiroshi Azuma( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleine Kinder lernen spielend : 200 Spielanleitungen z. vorschul. Begabungsförderung by Doreen J Croft( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Family worlds: a psychosocial approach to family life
Alternative Names
Hess, Robert.

Hess, Robert 1920-

Hess, Robert Daniel

Hess, Robert Daniel 1920-

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