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A collection of papers that make significant and original contributions to the field of educational and child psychology. The theme is of this issue is The social world of the child.
About the contributors
The place of race and ethnicity in the lives of children and young people
Friendship and social development in children and adolescents: The impact of electronic technology
Exploring the links between communication skills and social competence
Community building in schools: Developing a circle of friends
Friends - who needs them? What do we know and what can we do?
Sue Roffey, Karen Majors and Tony Tarrant
Using ideas from systemic family therapy in the context of education: Introducing not knowing to the world of education
Nurture groups: An early intervention model enabling vulnerable children with emotional and behavioural difficulties to integrate successfully into school
Joyce Iszatt and Teresa Wasilewska
Disabling children: Autism, the effect on families and professionals
The child in the context of the family: Implications for the practice of educational psychologists