• The 'Poor Child': The cultural politics of education, development and childhood book cover

    The 'Poor Child'

    The cultural politics of education, development and childhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Hopkins, Arathi Sriprakash

    Why are development discourses of the ‘poor child’ in need of radical revision? What are the theoretical and methodological challenges and possibilities for ethical understandings of childhoods and poverty? The ‘poor child’ at the centre of development activity is often measured against and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Border-crossing in Education: Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations book cover

    Border-crossing in Education

    Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joëlle Droux, Rita Hofstetter

    Border-crossing in Education comprises a series of case studies covering a variety of cultural areas, in order to reveal the density of connections and exchanges that inform educational practices, policies, and systems. It attaches particular importance to individual and collective actors that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care: International Perspectives book cover

    Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Coates, Dorothy Faulkner

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals set out targets aimed at creating a safer, more prosperous, and more equitable world. If these goals were to be achieved, children’s lives would indeed be transformed. In this collection, achievements against these targets are identified, with each…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Home Education in Historical Perspective: Domestic pedagogies in England and Wales, 1750-1900 book cover

    Home Education in Historical Perspective

    Domestic pedagogies in England and Wales, 1750-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina De Bellaigue

    This book is the first publication to devote serious attention to the history of home education from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. It brings together work by historians, literary scholars and current practitioners who shed new light on the history of home-schooling in the UK…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • From Conception to Two Years: Development, Policy and Practice book cover

    From Conception to Two Years

    Development, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Norman

    Recognising the importance of ‘the first one thousand days’, from the beginning of a woman’s pregnancy until her child’s second birthday, this comprehensive guide takes a fresh look at the role of the practitioner in supporting the family, mother and child from conception through to early infancy.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers book cover

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation

    Children as Makers, 1st Edition

    By Christiane Wood

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation provides a portrait of what innovative education looks like from a literacy perspective. Through an in-depth case study of a "maker" school’s innovative design—in particular, of four early childhood educator’s classrooms—this book demonstrates that children’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective book cover

    Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete King, Shelly Newstead

    Play is of critical importance to the well-being of children across the globe, a fact reflected in Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet existing literature on the subject is largely confined to discussing play from a developmental, educational or psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

  • Messy Play in the Early Years: Supporting Learning through Material Engagements book cover

    Messy Play in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning through Material Engagements, 1st Edition

    By Sue Gascoyne

    Combining a rich theoretical foundation with practical tips, advice and case studies, Messy Play in the Early Years provides an informative and practical exploration of the unique qualities, characteristics and learning possibilities of messy play. Packed with valuable insights from research and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies for Diverse Contexts book cover

    Pedagogies for Diverse Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Pence, Janet Harvell

    Diversity can be a rich source of possibility and opportunity in early childhood education. Appreciating that learning and development are shaped by culture and context, history and values, the diversity of cases found in this volume provide a useful tension in considering one’s own practices,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

  • Perspectives on Play: Learning for Life book cover

    Perspectives on Play

    Learning for Life, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Avril Brock, Pam Jarvis, Yinka Olusoga

    This text offers innovative, multi-disciplinary perspectives on the subject of play in a range of environments: the classroom, playground, home, and local community. Chapters include observation notes, case studies and comprehensive illustrations of ideas in action, as well as encouragement for the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology: Typical and Atypical Development book cover

    Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development, 1st Edition

    By Stephen von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Young People's Literacies in the Digital Age: Continuities, Conflicts and Contradictions book cover

    Young People's Literacies in the Digital Age

    Continuities, Conflicts and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Luci Pangrazio

    What do young people really do with digital media? Young People's Literacies in the Digital Age aims to debunk the common myths and assumptions that are associated with young people's relationship with digital media. In contrast to widespread notions of the empowered and enabled 'digital native',…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

3Series in Childhood

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