How Children Develop Social Understanding

  • Publish Date: 2006-04-07
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jeremy Carpendale;Charlie Lewis

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This book provides a critical review of research into how children come to understand the social world, an area often known as children's theories of mind .

  • Takes an integrated approach to the development of children's social understanding
  • Brings out the connections between mental state understanding and children's understanding of language, social skills, morality and emotions.
    Sets research within a historical and theoretical context
  • Contributes unique insights and perspectives, particularly in its discussions of Piaget and Vygotsky, and in its Wittgensteinian focus on the role of language.

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