The contemporary scientific study of human development is characterized by a commitment to the understanding of the dynamic relationships between the. Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development. The SAGE Program on Applied Developmental Science. This book provides the culminating work and statement by a towering figure in the field of human development, a statement that will help to shape the future of.
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Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development by Urie Bronfenbrenner
Read, highlight, and take humqn, across web, tablet, and phone. Building upon years of distinguished teaching and research at Cornell, the author skillfully weaves each part of his story together, highlighting the puzzles and fresh insights that enhance understanding. This is a marvelous book to read and cherish from one of our giants in the field of human development.
Making Human Beings Human is an essential reader for all students of human development, whether they are undergraduates, graduate students, teachers, practitioners, or policy makers. To read this book is to be a passenger on an exhilarating six-decade-long journey of discovery which, for those interested in the landscape of human development, is every bit as exciting as a Lewis and Clark expedition. To a greater extent than guman other species, human beings create the environments that, in turn, shape their own development.
Given this, Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development endeavors to demonstrate that human beings can also develop those environments to optimize their most constructive genetic potentials.
What makes human beings human, therefore, is both the potential to shape their world in intricate physical, social, technological, and cultural ways and the possibility that these actions will nurture positive development. Making Human Beings Human is a landmark collection that traces and summarizes Urie Bronfenbrenner’s thoughts on the bioecological theory of human development and humqn avenues for future research.
The majority of the twenty-three retrospective articles were written by Bronfenbrenner, while some were written with colleagues in his own or related fields, over the course of six decades.
Making Human Beings Human: Bioecological Perspectives on Human Development
The book’s articles document the domain of inquiry that has emerged gradually over many years and has now acquired a title of its own-the bioecological theory of human development. The book is rich in cultural perspectievs historical comparisons, and the concepts of the bioecological model and the ecology of human development represent a unique contribution to the field of developmental psychology.
As a co-founder of the Head Start program, Bronfenbrenner has played a major role in shaping many educational and public policies; therefore the book emphasizes social context within the bioecological theory.
Making Human Beings Human is a culminating work by a prominent figure in the field of human development and will help to shape the future of the field. It is an invaluable resource for every developmental psychologist, educator, and public policy individual involved with families and education.
He has taught, lectured, consulted, and carried out research in the United States and all over the world, mainly in both Eastern and Western Europe, Japan, and Australia. His publications have been extensive and far-reaching.
After service in the Armed Forces and a brief period at hunan University of Michigan, he returned to Cornell University for a long productive life of research and teaching, as well as assisting with the raising of his six children. Since his retirement inhe has continued to research, to write, to teach, and to travel extensively.
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Making human beings human: Sage Publications- Psychology – pages. Elder, University of North Carolina “This volume is a remarkable compilation of several critical writings of one of the most influential developmental psychologists of the 20th, and now 21st, century.
From inside the book. Contents Social Status Structure. Lewinian Space and Ecological Substance A Future Perspective Making Human Beings Human: References to this book Handbuch Sozialisationsforschung Klaus Hurrelmann No preview available – Handbuch Sozialisationsforschung Klaus Hurrelmann No preview available –