What is the nature of the relationships between family variables
and children's successes in school? An examination of this question
is the basis of this volume. Building on a model for evaluating the
relationships between families, schools and children, the
contributors analyze: how school achievement is influenced by
parent-child interactions; how early adolescents are affected by
the overlapping spheres of influence' of school, family, community
and peer group; and how family environment influences educational
attainment. Other issues discussed include: education for children
with learning difficulties; school truancy; and the effects of
parental discord and divorce on children's learning. In conclusion,
the book offers examples of prev
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||Issues in Children's and Families' Lives, 2
Bruce A. Ryan
• Gerald R Adams
• Thomas P. Gullotta
• Roger P. Weissberg
• Robert L. Hampton
||Electronic book text
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Child & developmental psychology
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