Childhood and Adolescence: Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Applications


Distinguished authors detail cross-cultural issues affecting youngsters, including parenting practices, gender role socialization, risk and resilience in childhood, and more. The text challenges existing beliefs about childhood development, offers current research on childrearing and socialization practices in diverse cultures, and examines social and educational policies as they relate to children and adolescents. Socialization practices within families, communities, and educational settings are included.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Uwe P. Gielen
  • Xinyin Chen
  • Violet Kaspar
  • Oksana Chumachenko
  • Daniel A. Wagner
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2004


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