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AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF 5-YEAR-OLD SOUTH-AFRICAN CHILDREN IN THE YEAR BEFORE SCHOOL

Liddell, C, KVALSVIG, J, STRYDOM, N, QOTYANA, P and SHABALALA, A (1993) AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF 5-YEAR-OLD SOUTH-AFRICAN CHILDREN IN THE YEAR BEFORE SCHOOL. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT, 16 (4). pp. 537-561. [Journal article]

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Abstract

This paper presents data from an observational investigation of 80 African children growing up at home in the year before school. Data cover aspects of social interaction, language use, activity patterns, and object utilisation. Gender differences are examined, and results are compared with those from observational studies of Euro-American children of similar age. These data provide baseline data on black South African children, about whom relatively little has been published, and offers insight into the everyday lives of preschool-aged children from the developing world.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
Research Institutes and Groups:Psychology Research Institute > Peace, Conflict and Equality
Psychology Research Institute
ID Code:1697
Deposited By: Mrs Fiona Harkin
Deposited On:23 Dec 2009 09:39
Last Modified:15 Mar 2012 16:09

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