How Children Develop Social Understanding, Paperback / softback Book

How Children Develop Social Understanding Paperback / softback

Part of the Understanding Children's Worlds series


This book provides a critical review of research into how children come to understand the social world, an area often known as children's "theories of mind". * Takes an integrated approach to the development of children's social understanding * Brings out the connections between mental state understanding and children's understanding of language, social skills, morality and emotions.

Sets research within a historical and theoretical context * Contributes unique insights and perspectives, particularly in its discussions of Piaget and Vygotsky, and in its Wittgensteinian focus on the role of language.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Child & developmental psychology
  • ISBN: 9781405105507

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