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Title Discovering successful pathways in children's development : mixed methods in the study of childhood and family life
Published Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2005


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Description 443 pages : charts, tables ; 24 cm
Series The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on mental health and human development
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on mental health and development.
Contents Pt.I. Pathways through Classrooms, Schools, and Neighborhoods -- 1. Using Mixed Methods to Explore Latino Children's Literacy Development / Claude Goldenberg, Ronald Gallimore, and Leslie Reese -- 2. Working It Out: The Chronicle of a Mixed-Methods Analysis / Heather B. Weiss, Holly Kreider, Ellen Mayer, Rebecca Hencke, and Margaret A. Vaughan -- 3. Mixed Methods, More Justified Conclusions: The Case of the Abt Evaluation of the Comer Program in Detroit / Lois-ellin Datta -- Pt.II Ethnicity and the Development of Ethnic Identity in Childhood -- 4. The Ecology of Children's Racial Coping: Family, School, and Community Influences / Deborah J. Johnson -- 5. Sites of Belonging: Acculturation, Discrimination, and Ethnic Identity among Children of Immigrants / Ruben G. Rumbaut --
Commentary Toward Varied and Complementary Methodologies in the Study of Ethnic Identity in Childhood / Diane Scott-Jones -- Commentary Ethnicity, Race, and Identity / William E. Cross, Jr. -- Pt.III Culture and Developmental Pathways -- 6. Taking Culture Seriously: Making the Social Survey Ethnographic / Tom Fricke -- 7. Combining Ethnography and GIS Technology to Examine Constructions of Developmental Opportunities in Contexts of Poverty and Disability / Debra Skinner, Stephen Matthews, and Linda Burton -- Pt.IV Using Mixed Methods in Social Experiments to Understand Impacts on Children's Pathways -- 8. Bullets Don't Got No Name: Consequences of Fear in the Ghetto / Jeffrey R. Kling, Jeffrey B. Liebman, and Lawrence F. Katz -- 9. Qualitative/Quantitative Synergies in a Random-Assignment Program Evaluation / Christina M. Gibson and Greg J. Duncan --
Commentary Mixed Methods in Studies of Social Experiments for Parents in Poverty / Aletha C. Huston -- Commentary Viewing Mixed Methods through an Implementation Research Lens: A Response to the New Hope and Moving to Opportunity Evaluations / Thomas Brock -- Pt.V Family Intervention Studies: Inclusion and "Multiple Worlds" in Research and Practice -- 10. Entering the Developmental Niche: Mixed Methods in an Intervention Program for Inner-City Children / Sara Harkness, Marcia Hughes, Beth Muller, and Charles M. Super -- 11. Including Latino Immigrant Families, Schools, and Community Programs as Research Partners on the Good Path of Life (El Buen Camino de la Vida) / Catherine R. Cooper, Jane Brown, Margarita Azmitia, and Gabriela Chavira -- 12. Civil Rights and Academic Development: Mixed Methods and the Task of Ensuring Educational Equality / Mica Pollock -- Synthesis: A Reprise on Mixing Methods / Jennifer C. Greene
Summary "Discovering Successful Pathways in Children's Development provides a new perspective on the study of childhood and family life." "Discovering Successful Pathways includes new research on children and families across diverse cultural and socioeconomic settings in the United States. Chapters include new studies of minority and immigrant families, school achievement, culture, race and gender, poverty, identity, and experiments and interventions meant to improve family and child contexts. Discovering Successful Pathways in Children's Development will be of enormous value to everyone interested in human development, education, and social welfare, and for professionals charged with the task of improving the lives of children in our communities."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Child development -- Research -- Congresses.
Socialization -- Research -- Congresses.
Ethnicity in children -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.
Immigrant children -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.
Children with social disabilities -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.
Home and school -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.
Educational anthropology -- Research -- Congresses.
Social ecology -- Research -- Congresses.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Congresses.
Child Development.
Family Relations.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Weisner, Thomas S., 1943-
LC no. 2004011327
ISBN 0226886646