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Author Jean Piaget Society. Meeting (33rd : 2003 : Chicago, Ill.)

Title Play and development : evolutionary, sociocultural, and functional perspectives / [edited by] Artin Göncü and Suzanne Gaskins
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaüm, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages) : illustrations
Series Jean Piaget symposium series
Jean Piaget Symposium series.
Contents An integrative perspective on play and development / Artin Goncu, Suzanne Gaskins -- Evolutionary foundations and functions of play : an overview / Peter K. Smith -- Pretense in animals : the continuing relevance of children's pretense / Robert W. Mitchell -- The development and function of rough-and-tumble play in childhood and adolescence : a sexual selection theory perspective / Anthony D. Pellegrini -- On the significance of social relationships in the development of children's earliest symbolic play : an ecological perspective / Marc H. Bornstein -- Guided participation : how mothers structure and children understand pretend play / Angeline Lillard -- Children's play as cultural interpretation / Artin Goncu, Jyoti Jain, Ute Tuermer -- The cultural construction of play / Suzanne Gaskins, Wendy Haight, David F. Lancy -- Hard work for the imagination / Paul L. Harris -- Of Hobbes and Harvey : the imaginary companions created by children and adults / Marjorie Taylor, Anne M. Mannering -- The interplay of play and narrative in children's development : theoretical reflections and concrete examples / Ageliki Nicolopoulou -- Therapeutic advantages of play / Cindy Dell Clark
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Play and Playthings -- psychology.
Child Development.
Child development.
Play -- Psychological aspects.
Genre/Form Congresses
Form Electronic book
Author Gaskins, Suzanne.
Göncü, Artin.
LC no. 2007295967
ISBN 0203936515