This unprecedented set examines the most prominent factors that harm or support healthy development in children outside the United States, from abuse and economics to social injustice and poor public policy.
* Vignettes from researchers who have studied children in the most deplorable conditions
* Contributions from top scholars and researchers in the field
Hiram E. Fitzgerald, PhD, is series editor of the Praeger series Child Psychology and Mental Health and associate provost for University Outreach and Engagement and university distinguished professor of psychology at Michigan State University and adjunct professor of psychiatry, The University of Michigan. Kaija Puura, MD, PhD, is adjunct professor in the Department of Child Psychiatry at the University of Tampere, Finland, and assistant chief of Child Psychiatry at Tampere University Hospital. Mark Tomlinson, PhD, is associate professor at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Campbell Paul, MD, is a consultant infant psychiatrist and coordinator of Infant Mental Health at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.