Last revised: December 2002
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Bronfenbrenner (1977, 1979, 1989) suggests that an individual develops within a context or ecology.
While we sometimes tend to focus on family or school influences on human development, we should always remember that there are other important influences. An African, as well as Native American, tradition states that it takes a whole community to raise a child.