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Prosocial DevelopmentA Multidimensional Approach$
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Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Gustavo Carlo

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199964772

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.001.0001

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The Study of Prosocial Behavior

The Study of Prosocial Behavior

Past, Present, and Future

(p.3) 1 The Study of Prosocial Behavior
Prosocial Development

Laura M. Padilla-Walker

Gustavo Carlo

Oxford University Press

This chapter provides an introductory look at the topics addressed in the current volume, highlighting salient issues that suggest a need to consider prosocial behavior as a multidimensional construct. Individual chapters are highlighted as they relate to specific sections in the volume, and a brief overview is presented. Specific topics of interest from the volume are highlighted and introduced in the context of the broader field of prosocial development.

Keywords:   prosocial behavior, development, multidimensionality, targets, types, biology, socialization, context, culture

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