Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and Support, 8th Edition
- Roberta M. Berns Saddleback College
- ISBN-10: 0495603252
- ISBN-13: 9780495603252
- 576 Pages Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2007
- © 2010 | Published
Now in full color, best-selling CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, 8th Edition, offers an excellent introduction to socialization. Examining how the school, family, and community influence children's socialization, the text is grounded in a powerful conceptual framework—Urie Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Model of Human Development. Extremely student friendly, the text addresses complex issues in a clear, comprehensive format. Students enjoy reading the book and appreciate its narrative drive and use of meaningful, timely examples. Effective pedagogical features include overviews and objectives that lead to extended narrative, while closing summaries and activities underscore key points—ensuring students 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, the book's companion website includes numerous study tools for students as well as time-saving instructor resources such as the eBank Instructor's Manual with TestBank.
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Bundle: Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and Support, 8th + Psychology Module: Careers in Psychology
ISBN-10: 1428207309 | ISBN-13: 9781428207301
1. Ecology of the Child.
2. Ecology of Socialization.
3. Ecology of the Family.
4. Ecology of Parenting.
5. Ecology of Child Care.
6. Ecology of the School.
7. Ecology of Teaching.
8. Ecology of the Peer Group.
9. Ecology of the Mass Media.
10. Ecology of the Community.
11. Emotional and Cognitive Socialization Outcomes.
12. Social and Behavioral Socialization Outcomes.
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Available online via the book-specific website, the eBank Instructor's Manual with TestBank by Susan Bowers of Northern Illinois University enables you to create tests, streamline your course preparation, and get the most from the text. It includes learning objectives, detailed chapter outlines, ideas for class assignments, multiple choice questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, essay questions, and many more review tools designed for students.
The fastest, easiest way to build powerful, customized media-rich lectures, this one-stop digital library and presentation tool includes preassembled Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides. It also features a full Instructor's Manual and Test Bank as well as ExamView® testing software with all the test items from the printed Test Bank in electronic format—enabling you to create customized tests in print or online—and all of your media resources in one place, including an image library with graphics from the book and video clips.
"... offers a foundational education on (American) children and families along with hopeful solutions to some of the larger policy issues these students will no doubt come face-to-face with in their careers."
— Amy Tate, Lesley University
"... strengths of the book are the clear, engaging writing and the clear organizational structure using Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Model."
— Lee D. Millar Bidwell, Longwood University
"Rather than providing a simplistic overview of socialization, Berns does a superb job of discussing the intricacies of what is known and yet unknown on topics related to socialization."
— Melissa M. Burnham, University of Nevada, Reno