Child Development from Birth to Eight Years: An Interdisciplinary approach

Amanda Thomas, Alyson Lewis*

*Corresponding author for this work

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An understanding of Child Development is necessary for early childhood students as it underpins all early years practice and curricula. This book provides students with an in-depth understanding of the research theory and current practice supporting them through a complex area. Offering a fresh take, this book examines child development through a range of disciplines inc: Psychology, education, sociology, anthropology, and philosophy. Chapters are structured to support readers in understanding complex theory, with key features such as case studies that put theory into practice, reflective questions to encourage critical thinking, chapter summaries, further reading and more.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLonodn
PublisherSAGE Publications
Number of pages406
ISBN (Electronic)9781529608793
ISBN (Print)978-5297-4259-6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2023


  • Child development


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