Children’s Integration in Communities and Segregation From People of Differing Ages

  title={Children’s Integration in Communities and Segregation From People of Differing Ages},
  author={Barbara Rogoff and Gilda Ann Morelli and Pablo Chavajay},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={431 - 440}
This article reviews cultural differences in the extent of segregation of children from community life and their integration with people of differing ages, focusing especially on children’s engagement with older children or similar-age children. We highlight cultural differences in children’s everyday companionship with older children and with peers by discussing a study using naturalistic observations of young children’s days in four cultural communities. Young children were more often… 

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