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Special Considerations for Cases Involving Young Children

Kathleen Coulborn Faller and Sandra K. Hewitt

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Pre-school children pose a special challenge in sexual abuse assessment, because of their limited communication skills and increased suggestibility, when compared to older children. This chapter ... More


Young children: the visibility paradox

Corinne May-Chahal and Emma Kelly

in Online Child Sexual Victimisation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447354505
eISBN:
9781447354512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354505.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews what is known about child sexual abuse media, with a particular focus on the abuse of young children (those under the age of 10). Young children are seldom the subject of ... More


Children’s responses to yes-no questions

V. Heather Fritzley, Mako Okanda, Shoji Itakura, and Kang Lee

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Questioning is one of the most important means to obtain information from children for both empirical and practical purposes. This chapter reviews research on the issue of whether children, ... More


From Child Maltreatment to Placement

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the reporting, multiple reporting, investigations, and initial services for young children. It discusses the processes involved from the time the report of child abuse or ... More


Starting other foods

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on weaning (now called ‘complementary feeding’), which refers to the process of introducing a child to family foods while continuing to breastfeed. Topics discussed include when ... More


Case Studies

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the PTD framework through three case studies, each previously structured as a vignette throughout the book. Each case study focuses on a different technology (robotics, ... More


Assessing Undernutrition: The Need for a Reconceptualization

P. Payne

in Nutrition and Poverty

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283966
eISBN:
9780191684470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283966.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter stresses the need for a reconceptualization of the assessment of undernutrition. It describes the current controversy about adaptation, the latest in a long history of conflicts that ... More


Anthropometric Indicators of Undernutrition: Measurements and Evidence

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter sets out by assessing the uniform height and weight norms established by the WHO, which are conventionally used to gauge the anthropometric status of people of different age and sex, ... More


Online child sexual victimisation research

Corinne May-Chahal and Emma Kelly

in Online Child Sexual Victimisation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447354505
eISBN:
9781447354512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354505.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter outlines what is known about the characteristics, vulnerabilities, and on- and offline behaviour of victims of online-facilitated child sexual abuse and exploitation, considering the ... More


Understanding Children and Families Served by the Child Welfare System

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the case records of 100 randomly selected infants who were placed in foster care in the first year of their lives to learn about the family situations that typify the cases of ... More


Storytelling and Story Acting: Meaning Extended

Patricia M. Cooper

in The Classrooms All Young Children Need: Lessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226115238
eISBN:
9780226115252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115252.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter explores Vivian Paley's signature “storytelling curriculum” from various viewpoints by delineating its essential components and reflecting on its similarities and differences with ... More


Early life and health inequalities: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers research evidence that links early life factors to adverse health outcomes and discusses the significance of early life experiences to health inequalities. It suggests that it ... More


Young people, space, facilities and activities

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at one of the biggest challenges in low-income areas — the shortage of open space, low-cost facilities and safe, well-supervised activities for children and young people. It notes ... More


Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Globally, young children bear the greatest burden of poverty, disease, neglect, and lack of educational opportunities. This volume’s goal is to promote evidence-based policies for advancing the ... More


Early Literacy, Play, and a Teaching Philosophy

Patricia M. Cooper

in The Classrooms All Young Children Need: Lessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226115238
eISBN:
9780226115252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115252.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter sets the parameters for discussion with respect to the significance of Vivian Paley's play-based approach to the early childhood curriculum by examining the current opposition to it. The ... More


Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Jessica R. McCort (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806444
eISBN:
9781496806482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806444.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children’s Literature and Culture is a collection of essays that seeks to consider gothic horror texts for children with the respect such texts deserve, weighing the ... More


Fantasy Play and Young Children's Search for Meaning

Patricia M. Cooper

in The Classrooms All Young Children Need: Lessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226115238
eISBN:
9780226115252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115252.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter considers Vivian Paley's discovery of the deeper, psychological significance of children's fantasy play. The chapter pays attention to the general functions of play in young children's ... More


‘For the workers’ battles are our battles’1: challenges and critiques, internationalism and women’s work

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter four examines how Socialist Sunday Schools (SSSs) negotiated the wider political field, and defended their right to develop educational cultures of socialism for children and young people. ... More


What parents know: a call for realistic accounts of parenting young children

Tanya Evans, Abigail Hackett, Joanna Magagula, and Steve Pool

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter attempts the question: how can one re-imagine provision for parenting and families with young children in Rotherham through the knowledge that exists in these families and communities? ... More


Folk Physics for Apes: The Chimpanzee's theory of how the world works

Daniel Povinelli

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198572190
eISBN:
9780191584978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198572190.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

From an early age, humans know a surprising amount about basic physical principles, such as gravity, force, mass, and shape. We can see this in the way that young children play and manipulate objects ... More


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