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[Xmca-l] Re: Child Development: Understanding a Cultural Perspective



Thanks, Gordon. That almost sounds like an endorsement!  :)

Martin




> On Sep 29, 2016, at 11:24 AM, Gordon Wells <gordonucsc@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Martin,
> 
> I have just read your introductory chapter - thanks for posting it - and am
> in full agreement with your orientation. I will be interested to see how
> you treat public education.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Gordon
> 
> 
> 
> Gordon Wells
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Martin John Packer <mpacker@uniandes.edu.co
>> wrote:
> 
>> I have a textbook currently in production with Sage, titled ‘Child
>> Development: Understanding a Cultural Perspective.’  It is my attempt to
>> make sense of how children develop in cultural contexts, and to organize
>> some of the exploding literature in developmental science. There are many
>> flaws in the book, but hopefully it has some merits!
>> 
>> Sage has asked me to identify colleagues who might be interested in
>> adopting or recommending this text for courses they are teaching. I asked
>> if they would receive a complementary copy of the book, and Sage’s reply is
>> "We will review those contacts, and if they are teaching the right course,
>> they will absolutely receive a copy.” Please contact me if you might adopt
>> the book, or at least might like a free copy!  :)
>> 
>> The information requested by Sage is name, institution, course details,
>> and email/telephone. I have uploaded the introductory chapter to
>> Academia.edu:
>> 
>> <https://www.academia.edu/28649507/Child_Development_
>> Understanding_a_Cultural_Perspective>
>> 
>> Martin
>> 
>>