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Infant and Child in the Culture of Today - The Guidance of Development in Home and Nursery School

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INFANT AND THE CULTURE OF TODAY- The Guidance of Development in Home and Nursery School BY ARNOLD GESELL.Contents include: Preface ix Introduction Plan and Purpose 1 PART ONE GROWTH AND CULTURE 1. The Family in a Democratic Culture 9 1. The Household as a Cultural Work Shop 2. The Functions of Infancy 2. How the Mind Grows 15 1. The Patterning of Behavior 2. The World of Things 3. Personality and Acculturation 28 1, Personality as a Dynamic Structure 2. The World of Persons 3. The Growth of Personality 4. Infants are Individuals 39 1. Matxiration and Acculturation 2. The Individuality of Twins 3. The Individuality of Growth Patterns 5. Self-Regulation and Cultural Guidance . 47 1. Individuals and Schedules 2. Self-Demand Schedules 3. Self-Regulation through Cultural Control 4. The Cultural Significance of Self-Regulation 6. The Cycle of Child Development 59 1. Stages and Ages 2. Progressions in Cultural Activities 3. The Cycle of the Behavior Day 4. The Use and Misuse of Age Norms PART TWO THE GROWING CHILD 7. Before the Baby is Born 73 1. The First Baby 2. A Second Baby 8. A Good Start 80 1. Breast Feeding and Self-Regulation 2. A Rooming-in Arrangement for the Baby 3. From Hospital to Home 4. Tlie Evolution of the Behavior Day v KANSAS CITY MO. PUBLIC LIBRARY h H l, pphavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 10. Sixt ii X Veeks Old 100 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 1 1 . Twenty-Eight Weeks Old 108 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 12. Forty Weeks Old 110 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 13. One Year Old 123 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 14. Fifteen Months Old 131 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 15. Eighteen Months Old H 1 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4. Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 16. Two Years Old 159 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4, Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 17. Two-and-a-Half Years Old 177 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4. Nursery Behavior j 5. Nursery Techniques 18. Three Years Old 202 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3. Cultural and Creative Activities 4, Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 19. Four Years Old 224 1. Behavior Profile 2. Behavior Day 3, Cultural and Creative Activities 4. Nursery Behavior 5. Nursery Techniques 20. Five and the Years After Five 246 1. Five Year Oldncss 2. Childhood and Adolescence 21. The Nursery School as a Guidance Center 258 L Cultural Origins of the Nursery School 2. Should My Child Go to Nursery School 3. Individualized Attendance 4. Initial Adjustment of Child to Nursery School 5. Characteristics of a Skilled Guidance-Teacher 6. Guidance Adaptations to Indi vidual arid Group Differences 7. The Guidance Functions of a Nursery Unit PART THREE THE GUIDANCE OF GROWTH 22. A Developmental Philosophy 287 1. Absolute versus Relative Concepts 2. The Dynamics of the Growth Complex 3. Behavior Deviations 23. The Growth Complex 298 1. Sleep 2. Feeding 3. Bowel Control 4. Bladder Control 5. Personal and Sex Interests 6. Self-Activity, Sociality, Self-Containment 24. Child Development and the Culture oi Tomorrow 356 1... Hide synopsis

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