Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 46

1st Edition

Hardcover ISBN: 9780128002858
eBook ISBN: 9780128003152
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th March 2014
Page Count: 400
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Table of Contents

Chapter One: Demystifying Internalization and Socialization: Linking Conceptions of How Development Happens to Organismic-Developmental Theory

1 Vygotsky and Sociocultural Approaches to Internalization

2 Some Socialization Research

3 Conceptualizing What Happens During Development

4 Future Directions

Chapter Two: Adolescents’ Theories of the Commons

1 Lay Theories

2 Mediating Institutions or Mini-Polities

3 The School as a Mini-Polity, Teaching for the Commons

4 Motivations for Civic Engagement

5 The Natural Environment as a Commons

6 Conclusion


Chapter Three: LGB-Parent Families: The Current State of the Research and Directions for the Future

1 Introduction

2 Family Building by LGB People

3 The Transition to Parenthood

4 LGB-Parent Families’ Functioning and Experiences

5 Conclusions

Chapter Four: The Impact of Parental Deployment to War on Children: The Crucial Role of Parenting

1 Introduction

2 Why Is It Important to Know About the Impact of Deployment on Children?

3 Resilience in Military Families

4 Conceptual Framework

5 Deployment as a Risk to Children's Adjustment

6 Associations of Children's Socioemotional and Academic Adjustment with Parental Deployment to War by Developmental Stage

7 Associations of Child Adjustment, Family Stress, and Parenting Across the Deployment Cycle

8 Parenting Practices Mediate the Impact of Deployment Stress on Children

9 Empirically Supported Interventions to Address Parenting in Military Families

10 A Future Research Agenda

Chapter Five: Shining Light on Infants’ Discovery of Structure

1 What Is Abstract Rule Learning?

2 A New Approach to Studying Abstract Rule Learning


Volume 46 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in this area.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including internalization and socialization, infants' discovery of structure, adolescents' theories of the commons, lesbian and gay parenting, early childhood and family interventions, predicting aggression, causal inference in early development, pubertal development, the impact on children of parental deployment to war, vocabulary development for English learners in the early grades, and adaptive tool-use in early childhood.

Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Key Features

  • Chapters highlight some of the most recent research in the area
  • A wide array of topics are discussed in detail


Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.


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