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The Pictorial World of the Child

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  • Date Published: December 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521531986

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  • As well as discussing the artistic development of typical children, this book also includes a discussion of children with intellectual disabilities and those with a talent for art, including autistic children. We tend to think of pictures as a strictly visual medium, but the section on blind children's ability to recognize pictures challenges this assumption. Moreover, Maureen Cox evaluates various professional groups' usage of children's pictures. Finally, she considers the art curriculum in different countries and different educational philosophies.

    • Comprehensive account of children's understanding and production of pictures
    • Lavishly illustrated and with a colour section
    • Clearly written for researchers, professionals and non-experts alike
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    "A beautifully written, sophisticated and professional text exploring different concepts related to childhood art...I have no hesitation in recommending this book as an excellent read for anyone interested in the topic."
    Eva Swoboda, Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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    • Date Published: December 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521531986
    • length: 392 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • contains: 8 colour illus. 5 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Children's understanding of the representational nature of pictures
    3. Children's appreciation
    4. Children's early mark-making
    5. Being realistic
    6. The spatial organisation of the picture
    7. Children's ability to depict expressions of emotion
    8. The development of children's pictures and the history of art
    9. Artistic development in special populations
    10. Cultural influences on children's artwork
    11. Professionals' use of children's drawings
    12. Children's art and education
    13. Picturing the future
    Appendix: Theories of visual perception and the perception of pictures
    References.

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    Maureen Cox

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    Maureen Cox, University of York
    Maureen Cox is Reader in Psychology at the University of York. She has published eight books including Visual Order: The Nature and Development of Pictorial Presentation (edited with N. H. Freeman, Cambridge, 1985), The Child's Point of View: The Development of Cognition and Language, 2nd edition (1991), Children's Drawings (1992), and Teaching Young Children to Draw (with G. Cooke and D. Griffin, 1998).

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