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Early Childcare and Education

Burchinal, M., Magnuson, K., Powell, D., & Soliday Hong, S.

From the publisher's description: "With contributions from the major thought leaders in their respective specialties, this four-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of developmental science, including detailed explanations of major theories and methods. This new seventh edition has been completely revised to reflect significant advances in the field, including reconceptions of theory, cultural concerns, and applications in each succinct chapter, with information presented clearly enough to provide readers of all backgrounds a quick education in the subfields of human development. Available in book, ebook, and electronic reference form, this definitive reference is a must-read for anyone involved in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and neuroscience."


Burchinal, M., Magnuson, K., Powell, D., & Soliday Hong, S. (2015). Early childcare and education. In R. Lerner (Ed.), Handbook of child psychology and developmental science (7th ed., Vol. 4, pp. 223-267). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.