About the Author:

Alison Wishard Guerra, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Wishard Guerra's research examines culture and development in early childhood, with particular focus on Latino children from low-income families. She examines the intersection of language and social development through an investigation of narrative interactions, social pretend play, attachment relationships as they relate to the development of critical school readiness skills among children growing up in poverty and in diverse communities.

Alison Wishard Guerra, PhD 's Books

  • The Culture of Child Care: Attachment, Peers, and Quality in Diverse Communities

    Authors: Kay Sanders, Alison Wishard Guerra

    Product Code:
    218089 (Hardcover)
    978-019021808-9 (Hardcover)
    Age Focus: 0-5

    Description & More Details

    Explore whether current definitions of quality, models of relationships, and peer relations are accurate and relevant within the increasing racial, linguistic, and ethnic diversity of child care programs.

    320 pages

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