This is a wide-ranging look at the factors which positively and negatively affect the wellbeing of children and families.
Discusses core developmental competencies for later life, the role of the family, the impact of different settings, and factors associated with lower levels of wellbeing
Brings together the latest research from leaders in the field of child development
Outlines important recommendations for families, caregivers, educators, social workers, and policymakers to assure and increase child wellbeing
Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research from across the social sciences