Strengthening Africa’s Contributions to Child Development Research: Introduction
Institute for Human Development
The articles in this Special Section are based on contributions to an SRCD-sponsored invitational conference held in Victoria, Canada, in February 2009. This introductory article establishes the rationale for focusing on Africa as part of an effort to advance a more inclusive science of child development, provides a brief overview of the thrust of the other articles in the section, describes 2 research capacity-building initiatives that emerged from the conference, and concludes with reflective perspectives on conceptual and methodological considerations for a future African child development field.
Child Development Perspectives
LeVine, R. A.,
(2011). Strengthening Africa’s Contributions to Child Development Research: Introduction. Child Development Perspectives, 5(2), 104-111.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/eastafrica_ihd/6