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Child Development and Social Policy in a Global Society

Examination of key issues facing families and governments in raising children for a 21st century global society. Topics might include: economics and politics affecting child well-being nationally and internationally; child-rearing challenges faced by families and government in low, middle, and high income nations, public (government) and private (family, business and charitable); the role of science and participatory/democratic processes in increasing the effectiveness of public and private investments in children.

Course #
APSY-UE 1279
Applied Psychology


J. Lawrence Aber

Willner Family Professor of Psychology and Public Policy and University Professor