Merrill-Palmer Quarterly Volume 59, Number 3, July 2013
This internationally acclaimed periodical features empirical and theoretical papers on child development and family-child relationships. A high-quality resource for researchers, writers, teachers, and practitioners, the journal contains up-to-date information on advances in developmental research on infants, children, adolescents, and families; summaries and integrations of research; commentaries by experts; and reviews of important new books in development.
Table of Contents
Mother-Child and Father-Child Dyadic Interaction: Parental and Child Bids and Responsiveness to Each Other During Early Childhood
Sylia Wilson and C. Emily Durbin
School Bonding and Alcohol Use in Italian Early Adolescents: What Comes First?
Fabrizia Giannotta and Metin Özdemir
Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Child Behavior Problems Among Latina Adolescent Mothers: The Buffering Effect of Mother-Reported Partner Child Care Involvement
Erin N. Smith, Josefina M. Grau, Petra A. Duran, and Patricia Castellanos
Pretend and Physical Play: Links to Preschoolers’ Affective Social Competence
Eric W. Lindsey and Malinda J. Colwell
Maternal Teaching During Play With Four-Year Olds: Variation by Ethnicity and Family Resources
Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda, Irene Nga-Lam Sze, Florrie Fei-Yin Ng, Ronit Kahana-Kalman, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa