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AUTHORS: Berns, Roberta M. - ©2010
Now in full color, best-selling CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, 8th Edition, offers an excellent introduction to socialization that is grounded in a powerful conceptual framework—Urie Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Model of Human Development. Examining how the school, family, and community influence children's socialization, the text is extremely student friendly, addressing complex issues in a clear, comprehensive format. An enjoyable read, it is packed with meaningful, timely examples and effective study tools that ensure you gain a solid understanding of chapter concepts. The text's sensitive presentation of diversity issues includes matters related to culture,ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and special needs. In addition, a companion website offers numerous resources to help you maximize your study efforts.
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