Over 15 million children live in families subsisting below the federal poverty level, and there are nearly 4 million more children living in poverty today than in the turn of the 21st century. When compared to their more affluent counterparts, children living in fragile circumstances-including homeless children, children in foster care, and children living in families affected by chronic physical or mental health problems-are more likely to have low academic achievement, to drop out of school, and to have health and behavioral problems. The Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Child Development provides a comprehensive analysis of the mechanisms through which socioeconomic, cultural, familial, and community-level factors impact the early and long-term cognitive, neurobiological, socio-emotional, and physical development of children living in poverty. Leading contributors from various disciplines review basic and applied multidisciplinary research and propose questions and answers regarding the short and long-term impact of poverty, contexts and policies on child developmental trajectories. In addition, the book features analyses involving diverse children of all ages, particularly those from understudied groups (e.g. Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, immigrants) and those from understudied geographic areas (e.g., the rural U.S; international humanitarian settings). Each of the 7 sections begins with an overview of basic biological and behavioral research on child development and poverty, followed by applied analyses of contemporary issues that are currently at the heart of public debates on child health and well-being, and concluded with suggestions for policy reform. Through collaborative, interdisciplinary research, this book identifies the most pressing scientific issues involving poverty and child development, and offers new ideas and research questions that could lead us to develop a new science of research that is multidisciplinary, longitudinal, and that embraces an ecological approach to the study of child development.
Measurement of Chaos in the FLP In the FLP, we wanted to advance knowledge about the role of chaos in four important ways. First, the FLP provided a unique sample that was representative of all children living in rural low wealth ...
Author: Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., CAS Ph.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component...the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more harm than good for the child or adolescent who asked the question. This book provides information that can be used to address the death-related questions from children and adolescents. It also looks at questions from caring adults about the way children or adolescents view death and the grief that follows a death or any major loss. Children, Adolescents, and Death covers topics that start with early studies of childhood grief and progress to expression of grief in cyberspace. There is no one answer to most of the questions in this book. There are contributors from a number of continents, countries, cultures, and academic disciplines, each of whom brings a unique view of the topic issues they discuss. There are presentations of practical interventions that others may copy, upon which they can build. There are a number of chapters that look at death education in both family and school settings. This work contains ideas and techniques that can be of value to parents, educators, counselors, therapists, spiritual advisors, caring adults and, of course, will be of the most benefit to those who ask the most questions...the children and adolescents themselves.
When that which is familiar and/or comforting has been destroyed and replaced by a frightening, terrifying chaos, children may be alive and uninjured but acting frighteningly different from normal. Intervention with children in the ...
Author: Robert G. Stevenson
Author: Douglas Rushkoff
Category: Science and civilization
The essential reference for human development theory, updated and reconceptualized The Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work to which all others are compared. First published in 1946, and now in its Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been considered the definitive guide to the field of developmental science. Volume 4: Ecological Settings and Processes in Developmental Systems is centrally concerned with the people, conditions, and events outside individuals that affect children and their development. To understand children's development it is both necessary and desirable to embrace all of these social and physical contexts. Guided by the relational developmental systems metatheory, the chapters in the volume are ordered them in a manner that begins with the near proximal contexts in which children find themselves and moving through to distal contexts that influence children in equally compelling, if less immediately manifest, ways. The volume emphasizes that the child's environment is complex, multi-dimensional, and structurally organized into interlinked contexts; children actively contribute to their development; the child and the environment are inextricably linked, and contributions of both child and environment are essential to explain or understand development. Understand the role of parents, other family members, peers, and other adults (teachers, coaches, mentors) in a child's development Discover the key neighborhood/community and institutional settings of human development Examine the role of activities, work, and media in child and adolescent development Learn about the role of medicine, law, government, war and disaster, culture, and history in contributing to the processes of human development The scholarship within this volume and, as well, across the four volumes of this edition, illustrate that developmental science is in the midst of a very exciting period. There is a paradigm shift that involves increasingly greater understanding of how to describe, explain, and optimize the course of human life for diverse individuals living within diverse contexts. This Handbook is the definitive reference for educators, policy-makers, researchers, students, and practitioners in human development, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and neuroscience.
Their findings are consistent with an expanding repertoire of studies showing associations between household chaos and poor children's social, emotional, and cognitive functioning (Vernon-Feagans et al., 2012).
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This is a wide-ranging look at the factors which positively and negatively affect the wellbeing of children and families. Discusses core developmental competencies for later life, the role of the family, the impact of different settings, and factors associated with lower levels of wellbeing Brings together the latest research from leaders in the field of child development Outlines important recommendations for families, caregivers, educators, social workers, and policymakers to assure and increase child wellbeing Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research from across the social sciences
There is also evidence that family chaos adversely affects children's EF development on a longer time scale. For example, in the same study that showed that maternal scaffolding at age 2 predicted gains in children's EF performance from ...
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in economically marginalized communities. It includes examples of curricular challenges that low-income students in the US confront today while attempting to learn. Curricular challenges are analyzed as material texts that emerge out of student lived experiences in the economically disposed neighborhoods in which schools are located, and the dynamics of the schools and classrooms themselves. Attention is also paid to educators and students who push back against these forces in an effort to reclaim voice, identity and dignity.
Chaos Low income children are more likely to grow up in chaotic settings typified by high levels of noise, crowding, and instability in conjunction with a lack of daily structure and routine (Evans et al., 2010).
Author: Julia Hall
Chaos. Undermines. Children's. Well-Being. SOCIAL. ISSUES: HEALTH. A chaotic home life interferes with warm, relaxed parent–child interaction, promotes anxiety and low self‐esteemin children, and contributes to behavior problems.
Author: Laura Berk
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
How many vaccines that contain unnatural to human biology chemicals can be injected before your children suffer autism or some other condition? The answer is unclear, which is why it is imperative to parents—for the sake of their children’s health and very future—to never inject chemicals that could do irreparable harm. Dr. Robert Caires DC, Esq. inactive, a doctor and lawyer, explains why parents are placed in the uncomfortable position of refusing to vaccinate their children with vaccines that have unhealthy chemicals. Parents will consider SAFER vaccines. This book is a detailed account on how most vaccines are laced with harmful chemicals that can degenerate the health of children and even cause autism. Children deserve SAFER vaccines and parents need to protect children from CHEMICALIZATION! He makes a compelling argument that to assure SAFER vaccines, vaccination should not be mandated and that vaccine producers need to be held accountable and liable for injuries induced by vaccine chemicals. The priority must be safety, but for far too long, it’s been all about profits. Be safe, not sorry; only consider SAFER vaccines. The autism epidemic rages on because the main etiology of autism is the unnatural to human biology chemicals in vaccines that penetrate brain cells. Empower yourself, keep your children safe, and help change the system with the insights in Safer Vaccines, Safer Children.
Life without boundaries is chaos and parents not placing boundaries on what their children can or shall be injected with leads to their children's welfare chaos and/or Autism. Why vaccines manufacturers risk children's welfare or place ...
Author: Dr. Robert Caires DC Esq.inactive
A best-selling, chronologically organized child development text, Laura Berk’s Infants, Children, and Adolescents is relied on in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus, first-rate coverage of developmental neuroscience, rich examples, and long-standing commitment to presenting the most up-to-date scholarship. Renowned professor, researcher, and author Laura Berk takes an integrated approach to presenting development in the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social domains, emphasizing the complex interchanges between heredity and environment, and offering research-based, practical applications that students can relate to their personal and professional lives. The 9th Edition’s extensive revision strengthens the connections among developmental domains and brings forth the most recent scholarship, representing the changing field of child development. All print formats are available for pre-order now with publication set for late July. E-book formats will be available for purchase in mid-July with prices starting at $72.00 for a 180-day rental.
Family chaos contributes to children's behavior problems, above and beyond its negative impact on parenting effectiveness (Fiese & Winter, 2010; Martin, Razza, & Brooks-Gunn, 2012). Chaotic surroundings induce in children a sense of ...
Author: Laura E. Berk
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Here are the most recent research and intervention strategies for children of alcoholic parents, children of mentally ill parents, and children of incarcerated parents. Nationally recognized authorities in the fields of child development, social work, social science, medicine, psychology, and psychiatry address the causes of these problems, the impact they have on family relationships and child rearing patterns, the intervention strategies that could be successful in preventing a second generation with similar problems, and the need to establish social agencies and organizations that offer treatment and support for these special families.
Environmental chaos 3. Undependable Social / Interpersonal Response of the Child pseudoadult , overdependence patsy , clinging , oppositional exaggeration , lying , stealing , manipulation demanding , selfish , obnoxious , withdrawing ...
Author: Mary Frank
Publisher: Psychology Press
Category: Social Science