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Child Development Research: Preventive Politics

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the Committee on Child Welfare and Parent Education established by the National Research Council (NRC) Division of Anthropology and Psychology. The committee remained unfunded ... More


A Golden Moment Squandered: The Inside Story of the Critical 1971 Comprehensive Child Development Act

Edward Zigler, Katherine Marsland, and Heather Lord

in The Tragedy of Child Care in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122336
eISBN:
9780300156263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122336.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the history of child care policy in the United States. In 1970, the White House Conference on Children identified affordable, reliable, comprehensive, and good quality child care ... More


Police–Mental Health Collaboration on Behalf of Children Exposed to Violence: The Child Development–Community Policing Program Model

Steven Marans and Miriam Berkman

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The Child Development-Community Policing program (CDCP) is an innovative collaboration between police and child mental health professionals that aims to co-ordinate clinical approaches to ... More


Out of Step with His Times: Arnold Gesell and the Yale Clinic

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the 1920s, there were seven major child development institutes supported by philanthropy that made important contributions to the new field of child development. Of these seven, only one, the ... More


Childcare and early years

Christine Skinner

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a review of the childcare policy framework and evaluates current policy directions. It then presents research evidence on the benefits of formal childcare services for child ... More


Challenging Developmental Doctrines through Cross-Cultural Research

Robert A. Levine

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In writings aimed at the general public, claims that a behavior found in US residents is rooted in evolution and the brain are regularly used to set aside the need to replicate a study in diverse ... More


A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Crystal R. Sanders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Mississippians’ fight for freedom did not end with passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This book considers how the statewide Child Development Group of ... More


Cultural context, families and troubles

Jill Korbin

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter argues that questions of culture (identified as one of ten major principles affecting human development) have been seriously neglected in traditional child development research, often ... More


The Elementary Classroom: A Context for Supporting Children’s Flourishing

Marilyn S. Watson

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of attachment theory as it relates to child flourishing in the elementary school classroom. It describes the implementation and results of the Child Development ... More


The American Model: state-enforced agency

Michael Rush

in Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Two illustrates that the dual predominance of a) pyschological perspectives on father salience to child development and b) sociological perspectives on ‘fatherlessness’ in the USA represented ... More


Senator Stennis Is Watching

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at segregationists’ opposition to the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM). Segregationists opposed the civil rights-affiliated Head Start program because of the greater ... More


Childhood experiences, educational attainment and adult labour market performance

Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at what can be said about the kinds of associations between childhood factors and adult earnings, by drawing on the data from two British birth cohorts were born sometime in March ... More


I’d Do It for Nothing the Way I Feel

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black women made up the overwhelming majority of the Child Development Group of Mississippi’s (CDGM) personnel and Chapter Three chronicles their employment experiences. Marian Wright Edelman sat on ... More


The Development of the Violent Person

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter bridges work from developmental psychology and criminology. In it, we outline the reasoning behind our choice of developmental factors to explore in detail as potential causes of ... More


A Revolution in Expectations

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Two explores how the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) Head Start program became an integral part of Mississippi’s civil rights movement from 1965 to 1968. The early childhood ... More


The Role of Children’s Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter ten compares the threats to sustainability of social environments identified in the prior chapter with the existential threat of climate change. The author calls for a similar transformation ... More


School Desegregation, Head Start, and the Medical Committee, Spring 1965 to Early 1966

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

in Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Holmes County residents put pressure on the school district through petitions and meetings to follow federal law and desegregate schools. Children were physically attacked by students and teachers. ... More


The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book uses the ecological model of child development together with ethnographic and comparative studies of two small villages, in Italy and the US, as its framework for examining the well-being ... More


Say It Isn’t So, Sarge

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts how segregationists’ political pressure led Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) Director Sargent Shriver to back away from the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) and ... More


“The Only Thing We Can Do Is to Work Together,”: Speech Delivered at a Chapter Meeting of the National Council of Negro Women in Mississippi, 1967

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, along with the Johnson administration’s War on Poverty, affected the way Fannie Lou Hamer delivered her speeches. In the ... More


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