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Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy
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Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super


Globally, young children bear the greatest burden of poverty, disease, neglect, and lack of educational opportunities. This volume’s goal is to promote evidence-based policies for advancing the positive development of young children everywhere, with a specific focus on developing countries. It brings scientific knowledge about early child development in both developed and developing countries to bear on international programs and policies that affect young children and families, focusing on the whole child. The evidence framework is presented from multiple disciplinary and analytical perspecti ... More

Keywords: early childhood development, translation of evidence for policy, low- and middle-income (Lami) countries, effective programs for young children and families, national systems and services, child rights and well-being

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199922994
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pia Rebello Britto, editor
Child Study Center, Yale University

Patrice L. Engle, editor
California Polytechnic State University

Charles M. Super, editor
Department of Human and Family Studies, University of Connecticut

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{ Section I } Introduction and Framework for Early Childhood Development Policies

{ Section II } Analytic and Disciplinary Perspectives

{ Section III } Programmatic Approaches to Early Childhood Development

{ Section IV } Measurement and Monitoring of Programs and Policies

{ Section V } Building and Strengthening the Early Childhood Development Programs

{ Section VI } Conclusions

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