CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, now in its Eleventh Edition, offers an excellent introduction to socialization grounded in a powerful conceptual framework--Urie Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Model of Human Development. Examining how the school, family and community influence children's socialization, this trusted text addresses complex issues in a clear, comprehensive fashion. An enjoyable read, the text packed with meaningful, timely examples and effective learning tools to help you understand and apply key concepts. A sensitive presentation of diversity issues encompasses culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and special needs. Newly updated throughout, the Eleventh Edition features a strong emphasis on NAEYC and NASW standards, as well as a new focus on cooperative learning strategies and real-world applications to expand on what you learn in the classroom.