Compromised or Competent: Analyzing Twin Children’s Social Worlds
From conception twin children are compelled to share their environment and its resources. This includes social resources of attention from, and social interac- tions, with others. This special issue specifically focuses on the social world of twin children and addresses three key questions:
• How is the social world of twins different from that of a single-born child?
• Does the twin situation limit social experience and compromise social development?
• Does the twin situation enhance social experience and facilitate social competency?
The issue includes studies from a range of disciplines, including psychology, sociology, anthropology and behavioral genetics, and utilizes a range of approaches to the analysis and understanding of the processes and outcomes of twin children’s social experiences.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||twin, twin children, social relationships, twin identity, risk, resiliance, friendship, sociology of childhood, child studies|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology of Education (160809)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Australian Academic Press|
|Deposited On:||29 May 2007|
|Last Modified:||27 Oct 2011 16:12|
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