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Early Child Care in India

1st Edition

By Margaret Khalakdina


222 pages

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pub: 2018-09-11
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In India, in the second half of the twentieth century, there was a vastly increased concern for the welfare of children. Various developmental programs were undertaken for the improvement of children’s status, especially in rural families. This book, first published in 1979, examines these programs and considers the enormous challenge of child care under the wide variety of conditions in this vast country.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Historical Overview of Child Care 3. Prevailing Conceptions Regarding the Upbringing of the Child 4. The Nature of the Compact Between the Family and Society 5. Planning 6. Specific Socialization Settings and Processes 7. Training 8. Specific Systems of Child Care: Programs 9. Research Related to the Young Child 10. Future Directions

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: British in India

This set of previously-out-of-print titles reissues a selection of classic works on India. These range from works on the Indian princes, the palaces of the Raj, the plight of the untouchables, Congress, and British attitudes and politics. Taken together, these books form an essential reference source.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General