A Handbook of Contemporary Issues

Second Edition

Edited by

Lawrence Balter Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

Psychology Press New York • Hove

Published in 2006 by Psychology Press Taylor & Francis Group 270 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Child psychology : a handbook of contemporary issues / edited by Lawrence Balter, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda.-- 2nd ed. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1-84169-415-0 (hardcover : alk. paper)

1. Child psychology. I. Balter, Lawrence. II. Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S. (Catherine Susan), 1958-BF721.C5155 2005

155.4--dc22 2005002646


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