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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

Parental Influence on Perfectionism among Chinese Gifted Children in Hong Kong
Parental influence on perfectionism among chinese gifted children in Hong Kong
LaiKwan Chan
Introduction

Perfectionism can be described as a compulsive striving for achieving extremely high standards, together with a tendency to fear making mistakes (Flett & Hewitt, 2002). Historically, perfectionism was viewed as inherently destructive and associated with physical problems, psychological disorders, and psychiatric conditions (Hewitt, Flett, & Mikail, 2017). However, this negative view of perfectionism has been challenged. Perfectionism can be considered as healthy when striving for perfection to maximize one's potential, and is important for human development in the self-actualization process (Maslow, 1970). Currently, perfectionism is viewed as multidimensional, with positive/healthy and negative/unhealthy aspects, particularly among gifted students ...

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