Education: Childhood

  • Schooling Comprehensive Kids: Pupil Responses to Education book cover

    Schooling Comprehensive Kids

    Pupil Responses to Education, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Palmer

    First published in 1998, this volume is based upon an ethnographic study of white and black in a mixed comprehensive school conducted during the 1980s and explores differentiation in the classroom, looking at gender, colour and class differences within groups of students. The findings are discussed…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health: The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives book cover

    Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity book cover

    Embodied Family Choreography

    Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite

    Embodied Family Choreography documents the lived and embodied practices employed to establish, maintain, and negotiate intimate social relationships in the family, examining forms of control, care, and creativity. Making use of the extensive video archives of family interaction in the US and Sweden…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I book cover

    International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Sivanes Phillipson, Heidi Harju-Luukkainen

    The first volume in this Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries provides a snapshot of early childhood education and care from 19 different countries around the world. The intention is to provide a description for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education book cover

    Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Pascal, Tony Bertram, Marika Veisson

    Change is now a dominant feature of early childhood systems around the globe and many countries are currently facing significant economic, social and political developments that bring additional challenges that teaching and learning practices need to be able to respond to in a positive and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins: African Perspectives on Birth to Three book cover

    Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins

    African Perspectives on Birth to Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hasina Banu Ebrahim, Auma Okwany, Oumar Barry

    The importance of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in the lives of very young children is gaining increasing attention around the globe and yet there is a persistent lack of diverse knowledge perspectives on this critical phase. This stems from dominant Eurocentric framings of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning book cover

    Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing-telling, Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Lessons from Europe book cover

    Human Trafficking and Exploitation

    Lessons from Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belachew Gebrewold, Johanna Kostenzer, Andreas Th. Müller

    Human trafficking is a serious human rights violation that leads to the gross exploitation of its victims, who are coerced into forced labor and slavery across the globe. As the current migration movement and refugee situation reaches crisis point in Europe, the risk of human trafficking from the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts: Going Beyond Voice book cover

    Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Family Learning to Inclusion in the Early Years: Theory, Practice, and Partnerships book cover

    Family Learning to Inclusion in the Early Years

    Theory, Practice, and Partnerships, 1st Edition

    By Hazel G. Whitters

    Using theory and practice to explore partnerships between professionals and families, Family Learning to Inclusion in the Early Years adds to current expertise through deeper insight into the complexities of inclusion within a specific context of family learning. The book presents inclusive…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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