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Schwandt, Darrel M.

Overview
Works: 84 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 897 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  History 
Roles: Director
Classifications: HQ767.9, 305.231
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Most widely held works by Darrel M Schwandt
The Ecology of development ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Factors such as biological inheritance, temperament, caregiving, family, peers, schooling, culture, and history are introduced. Four levels of the environment are defined and illustrated: micro, meso, exo, and macrosystems
Symbol formation and the acquisition of language ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores children's capacity to learn symbols as a first step to acquiring lannguage. Through observations of a deaf family who converse in American sign language, & visits to a family with a child learning to speak, we are shown how language facilitates self-awareness & builds a child's understanding of the world
Risk and resilience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows different cultures and different child-rearing practices. Compares the poverty of the children in Baka and the materiality of U.S. children. Discusses how these different conditions affect child growth
Individual differences and developmental milestones ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the mental, physical, and emotional development of infants
Family stress the child's perspective ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reviews research results on the effects of divorce on children. Also shows a Russian family on the edge of divorce
Evolution, environment and growth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the interaction of biological and environmental forces in relation to the growth and development of children
Nature and nurture interwoven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the role of the environment and heredity in child development. Also addresses relationships within the family
Concepts, memories, and categories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examining the cognitive changes occuring in children between 5 & 7 years, reviewing research on conceptual & memory development, logical reasoning, & problem solving. Observes as a Japanese child takes on new family responsibilities, as Russian children join the Young Pioneers, and as the Oliveira children participate in the rituals of their church
Gender, self and other ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role of the family in the development of gender roles, moral emotions, prosocial behaviour & self concept are considered. Observes Children's Day in Japan, and boys & girls paying in a day care centre, and discusses the ways children's behaviour outside family depends on how they have learned to act toward those in it
Friendship, gender and morality ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the nature & functions of friendship, focussing on the role of peer relationships & games with rules in the development of morality. Research on gender differences in middle childhood is examined as Guatamalan girls washing clothes, Baka boys helping their fathers fell trees, & girls around the world playing handclapping games are observed
Learning and achievement ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role that learning plays in the lives of children, the functions of schooling & children's orientation toward mastery & achievement are addressed as events surrounding the child's first day of school in Japan, Russia, Brazil & the U.S. are observed. Variables that enhance learning & promote competence are discussed
Day care and the preschool experience ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program discusses the problems involved with setting up good day care for families with working parents in the United States. It explores the problems finding quality day care and what other nations do about day care and how successful their programs are. It also gives a brief history of day care in modern society and while also discussing the role of women in childrearing
Development and diversity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploration of the historical, cultural, and individual diversity of childhood; what development is and how it occurs; the significance of the prolonged period of human infancy and childhood
Prenatal development and the birth process ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the development of the human fetus and different aspects of childbirth
Poverty, child health and child labor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the socioeconomic factors that have historically played a powerful role in children's lives, contrasts decline in infant/child mortality & child labour in industrialised societies. Child labour in Guatemala provides one of several examples of the harsh economic circumstances in which many children still live
Responsive caregiving ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores caregiving and considers research on the effects of variations in sleeping, nursing, comforting & disciplining. Observes variations in caregiving in Japan, the U.S., Russia & among the Baka of Cameroon. Examines the importance of responsive interaction in building a positive relationship beween child & caregiver
Family life and the active child ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considers the family as a context of development, showing how it brings the wider world home to children and how it sometimes serves as a place where society's failings can begin to be reversed. Christmas spent with the Gholstons of New York and family interaction at the Popovs' home in Moscow provide background for an overview of issues relating to family structure and dynamics
Overview of Chinese history ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the time from Confucius through Emperor Chin and his terra-cotta army, the Tʻang dynasty, and the wars with Japan
Adolescence, the prolonged transition ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through historical & cross-cultural comparisons, explores the extent to which the concept of adolescence as a period of increased autonomy, identity development, & risk taking is a social construction. The biological aspects of puberty & emerging sexuality are addressed. Observes examples of adolescents in transition from family to a broader adult world
Culture, time and place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how language, school and the interactions of everyday life are vehicles of enculturation that communicate values, beliefs, attitudes and expectations to children. Shows examples from traditional societies and modern industrialized societies in East and West
 
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