This is the PDF eBook version for Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa by Amina Abubakar, Fons J.R. van de Vijver
Table of Contents
Section I: Introduction.- Chapter 1. Introduction.- Section II: Social-Cultural Influences on Child Development.- Chapter 2. Parenting, Environment, and Early Child Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 3. Exploring Differences in the Rural Home Environment: The Role of Biological and Environmental Factors.- Chapter 4. Early Socioemotional Development of Cameroonian Nso Farmer Children.- Chapter 5. Fatherhood in the African Context: Review and a Case Study in Kenya.- Chapter 6. Sibling Care-giving and Its Implications in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Section III: Biomedical Influences on Child Development.- Chapter 7. Infections of the Central Nervous System and Child Development in Africa.- Chapter 8. The Impact of Helminth Infections on Developmental and Educational Outcomes.- Chapter 9. Diabetes in Sub-Saharan African Children: Risks, Care, and Challenges.- Chapter 10. Nutritional Influences on Child Development in Africa.- Section IV: Methodological Considerations.- Chapter 11. How to Adapt Tests for Sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 12. The Potential of Qualitative Research for Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 13. Ethical Issues in Conducting Child Development Research in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 14. Doing Human Development Scholarship in Africa within the Cross-Currents of Euro-Western Intellectual Cascades.- Section V: Intervention Strategies.- Chapter 15. Potential Uses of Computer-Based Cognitive Rehabilitation Programs.- Chapter 16. A Medical Intervention for Sensitizing Caregivers (MISC): A Cross-Cultural Early Intervention.- Chapter 17. A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Promoting Initial Literacy Development in Africa.- Chapter 18. Community-Based Rehabilitation for Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 19. Education for All or Literacy for All? Evaluating Student Outcomes from Save the Children’s Literacy Boost Program in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Section VI: Policy Practices.- Chapter 20. Using Research to Influence Policy and Practice: The Case of the Pathways-to-Resilience-Study, South Africa.