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Unformatted text preview: physical characteristics such as number of family members living with the child, amount of the nearby playground equipment etc. Mesosystem: The mesosystem refers to the system of relationships among the childs microsystem (e.g., parents relationship with the childs teacher). Exosystem: The exosystem refers to social settings that can affect the child but in which the child does not participate directly (e.g., mothers place of employment, which establishes policies regarding paid maternity leaves and on-site day care facilities). Macrosystem: The macrosystem involves the cultures in which the individual lives. Chronosystem: The chronosystem involves the patterning of environmental events and transitions over the life course and sociohistorical circumstances....
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- Spring '09