Culture shapes experiences and influences children’s development. This topic aims to show how child development and culture are connected, how these influences manifest themselves, and the effects...
Culture and Policy in Early Childhood Development
Introduction Policies are cultural products. They are generated using concepts shared by members of a cultural group and implemented through culturally-based institutions. Their effects play out in...
Culture and Early Socio-Emotional Development
Introduction There are considerable individual differences in children’s early dispositional characteristics, such as how they react to challenging situations and their ability to regulate...
Culture and Early Childhood Education
Introduction “Cultural sensitivity” is common advice in the field of early childhood learning and development, and few would argue with it. But are we willing to take this advice to the point...
Culture and Early Childhood Learning
Introduction During the period from birth to 5 years of age, children undergo massive transformations in size, biological organization, behavioral capacities, and the social organization of...