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ISBN-13 9780135011485ISBN-10 0135011485
ISBN-10 0132285444ISBN-13 9780132285445
Author(s): Verna Hildebrand; Lillian Aotaki Phenice; Mary McPhail Gray; Rebecca Peña Hines
Publisher: Merrill
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 384

For courses on Parents/Families in Early Childhood.

Knowing and Serving Diverse Families, third edition, is a text designed to assist college and university students as they learn the ways to expand their knowledge of diverse families beyond their own homes and neighborhoods. Consequently, this text puts the new professional in the frame of mind to interact with families in the world of human services, including education, during their studies and beyond graduation. The authors come from diverse backgrounds and experiences in family studies and child development to help new professionals gain insights of individuals from various groups. Their expertise has guided professionals to serve families in need of assistance. New content includes strengthened applications and “Helpful Techniques” in the core chapters, annotated Web Sites, and updated statistics and research.