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Human Development in Aotearoa


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List of Contributed Articles
About the Authors
ContributorsPART ONE: VIEWS OF DEVELOPMENTIntroduction
Chapter 1:Traditional Frameworks for Studying Development
Chapter 2: Maori Perspectives on Development
Chapter 3: Old Questions and New Approaches to Development
Chapter 5: Changing Times for the Family
Chapter 6: Forms of Family LifePART THREE: CHILDREN'S WORLDSIntroduction
Chapter 6: A Child Joins the Family
Chapter 7: The World of Primary School ChildrenPART FOUR: YOUNG PEOPLEIntroduction
Chapter 9: Adolescence
Chapter 10: Challenges for Young People
Chapter 11: Young AdultsPART FIVE: ADULTHOODChapter 12: Challenges of Adult Life
Chapter 13: The 'Third Age'PART SIX: THE END OF LIFE

About the Author

Wendy Drewery is Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean Graduate Studies in the School of Education, University of Waikato, Hamilton/Kirikiriroa, Aotearoa/New Zealand, where she teaches in the developmental and counseling programs. She has spent a good part of her academic life working on Integrating critical and constructionist ideas with respectful practice in Professional and intercultural settings. One of her recent projects in this regard involves supporting the development of restorative conferencing in schools. Lise Bird is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Studies in the School of Education at Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. She has taught human development for a quarter of a century. Her teaching and research bring together critical perspectives informed by cultural issues. She is currently researching professional educational psychologists' ideas about individual competence and the 'nature/nurture' question. She has also published recent papers on issues of children's rights. She teaches in the areas of Developmental and Educational Psychology and Diversity Issues in Education.

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