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Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and Support, 10th Edition

  • Roberta M. Berns University of California, Irvine
  • ISBN-10: 1305088972  |  ISBN-13: 9781305088979
  • 576 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2010, 2007
  • © 2016 | Published
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Overview

The best-selling CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, now in its Tenth 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, this text addresses complex issues in a clear, comprehensive fashion. Students enjoy reading the book and appreciate its narrative drive, meaningful and timely examples, and effective pedagogy. A sensitive and robust presentation of diversity issues includes matters related to culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and special needs. Updated throughout, this edition features a strong emphasis on NAEYC and NASW standards as well as a new neuroscience feature called “Brain Briefs.”

Features and Benefits

  • The most comprehensive, original, and researched-based text in the child socialization market, this book offers thorough coverage that examines all influences on children's socialization, including parenting, family, school, community, the media, peer groups, teachers, and non-parental child care. Depth of coverage includes relevant classic and contemporary research.
  • This popular, proven text uses Urie Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Model of Human Development as a framework to illustrate and examine how school, family, peers, and community influence children's socialization. The model is introduced in Chapter 1 and integrated throughout subsequent chapters.
  • After the introduction of the bioecological theory of human development and child socialization processes (aims, agents, methods, outcomes), the book discusses each socialization context in which the child develops, and concludes with child socialization outcomes.
  • Excellent graphics include the Bronfenbrenner concentric circle model highlighted according to relevant chapter topics.
  • Featured at the start of every chapter, “Socialization Sketches” spotlight popular icons who have socialization histories relevant to the chapter focus and topics. The author examines the socialization histories of Oprah Winfrey, Urie Bronfenbrenner (NEW), Prince William (NEW), Dr. Benjamin Spock, Shakira (NEW), Laura Bush (NEW), Amy Tan, Kareem Abdul Jabbar (NEW), Francis Ford Coppola, Ralph Nader, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Wilma Mankiller (NEW).
  • Illustrating concepts in action, “In Practice” boxes show teachers and child care workers how to infuse their practice with the concepts and theories being discussed as well as how these concepts play out in the real world. Other boxed content presents examples related to the chapter discussion, offering additional real-world insight.
  • Aids to student learning include critical thinking questions, socialization sketches, examples, boxes (In Context, In Practice, Dimensions of Diversity, Brain Briefs), figures, tables, photos, activities, and a clear and concise writing style.
  • The author provides questions, aligned with each major heading, to motivate student learning.

Table of Contents

Part I: HOW DO ECOLOGY AND SOCIALIZATION IMPACT CHILD DEVELOPMENT?
1. Ecology of the Child.
2. Ecology of Socialization.
Part II: WHERE AND HOW DOES SOCIALIZATION TAKE PLACE?
3. Ecology of the Family.
4. Ecology of Parenting.
5. Ecology of Nonparental 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.
Part III: WHAT ARE THE DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES OF SOCIALIZATION PROCESSES?
11. Emotional and Cognitive Socialization Outcomes.
12. Social and Behavioral Socialization Outcomes.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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  • NEW! UPDATED STANDARDS IN EACH CHAPTER: Professional Standards for NAEYC (early childhood education) and NASW (social work practice) are correlated with each chapter for the 10th Edition. They also appearing on the front and back covers of the text, with additional information available on the book's website.
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  • NEW! LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Correlated to the main sections in each chapter, learning objectives focus students' reading and show them what they should know, understand, and be able to apply after completing the chapter.
  • NEW! BRAIN BRIEFS: This new feature in each chapter discusses neuroscience research related to chapter content.
  • NEW! DIMENSIONS OF DIVERSITY: Each chapter now features a “Dimensions of Diversity” box to demonstrate some of the many factors that make each individual unique. Topics include age and significant personal life experience (Ch. 1); race/ethnicity (Ch. 2); family structure (Ch. 3); religion (Ch. 4); socioeconomic status/income (Ch. 5); educational level (Ch. 6); language (Ch. 7); generational cohorts (Ch. 8); ability/disability (Ch. 9); geographic location (Ch. 10); sexual orientation (Ch. 11); and gender (Ch. 12).
  • NEW! HOT TOPICS: New and expanded content covers diversity as it relates to culture, poverty, ethnicity, religion, language, biracial families, economics, same-sex parents, disabilities, generational issues, geography, gender roles, and transsexuality. There's new material on the impact of technology (e.g., social networking, texting, blogging, video gaming); and children's health (e.g., obesity, violence prevention, nutrition, fitness, and diversity sensitivity education). Other new topics include the effects of bullying/cyber-bullying, guns, and family abuse on children; and community service and schools.

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Reviews

It is a very succinct text that lends itself nicely to the course. It is practical and a resource students can refer back to in their careers.”

— Jennifer Carsten, University of the Incarnate Word

“[The book is a] very thorough exploration of the complex phenomena of child development, with particular relevance for educators, social workers, and youth practitioners.”

— Tina Kruse, Macalester College

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Roberta M. Berns

Roberta Berns is a Professor Emerita at the University of California, Irvine, as well as Saddleback College, where she founded and chaired the Human Development Department. Berns also was a student of renowned developmental psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner at Cornell University. She lives in California with her husband, a professor of bioengineering. They have two children (one, an English professor and the other, a professor of neuroscience) and two grandchildren.