• 'Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible': A Memoir of Work in Childcare and Education book cover

    'Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible'

    A Memoir of Work in Childcare and Education, 1st Edition

    By Helen Penn

    An astute exploration of the complexities of working and learning in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care, Professor Helen Penn tells of her experiences of working as a teacher, social worker, campaigner, researcher and writer, and so reflects on the perennial and complex issues which…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students book cover

    Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha McMahon, Mary Dyer

    Inspired by the first-hand experiences of those studying early childhood education and care, this book supports students as they gain advanced knowledge and skills, and embark on the journey from inexperienced student to graduate professional. Bringing together advanced theory, links to research,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Early Childhood: Young Children’s Lives and Worlds book cover

    The Sociology of Early Childhood

    Young Children’s Lives and Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Yarrow Andrew, Jennifer Fane

    The Sociology of Early Childhood brings a new perspective to the field of early childhood education, offering insights into how children's diverse backgrounds shape their life chances. This book will be invaluable for all early childhood educators and students, who want to explore the complexities…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Care for a Shared Sustainable World: People, Planet and Profits book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Care for a Shared Sustainable World

    People, Planet and Profits, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Making an important contribution to the growing body of literature addressing the issue of sustainability in the Early Years, Sandra Smidt provides a highly accessible text examining the philosophical, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of sustainability impacting on very…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Froebel and Early Childhood Practice: Re-articulating Research and Policy book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Froebel and Early Childhood Practice

    Re-articulating Research and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Bruce, Peter Elfer, Sacha Powell, Louie Werth

    A major influence on the education of young children since the late nineteenth century, the philosophical and practical tenets of Frobelian early childhood education require urgent re-articulation in light of current debate and developments in research and policy. This seminal Handbook responds to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Careers in Child and Adolescent Development: A Student's Guide to Working in the Field book cover

    Careers in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Student's Guide to Working in the Field, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle, Aletha M. Harven, Cynthia Hudley

    Child and Adolescent Development is a rich and continuously evolving field that offers a wealth of career opportunities. Careers in Child and Adolescent Development is the first textbook to guide students along each step of the career path—from the levels of academic degrees and programs available,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Childhood Education and Care: Perspectives from Australia book cover

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Childhood Education and Care

    Perspectives from Australia, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Garvis, Matthew Manning

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Childhood Education and Care explores early childhood education and care in Australia from a variety of perspectives, highlighting the complexity of working within the field and the need for a truly interdisciplinary approach. It argues that only a holistic…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Inequalities in the Early Years book cover

    Inequalities in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie Johnson, Yvonne Pratt-Johnson

    Inequalities in the Early Years examines poverty’s effects on children and provides workable solutions for decreasing childhood inequalities through the formal education process. This powerful edited collection explores early childhood inequalities across ten disciplines: earth sciences and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision book cover

    The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Beckley

    This book examines the philosophical and theoretical foundations of early years practice, and supports practitioners as they reflect on the collective and personal rationales which motivate and inform their work with young children. Theoretical underpinnings are explored from a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education Redefined: Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right book cover

    Early Childhood Education Redefined

    Reflections and Recommendations on the Impact of Start Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Preedy, Kay Sanderson, Sir Christopher Ball

    Probing the shortcomings of contemporary early years provision, whilst offering practical and informed solutions, Early Childhood Education Redefined at once celebrates the progress made in this field since the publication of the ‘Start Right Report’ (1994), whilst also calling for further changes…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Teaching in Alternative and Flexible Education Settings book cover

    Teaching in Alternative and Flexible Education Settings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aspa Baroutsis, Glenda McGregor, Martin Mills, Kitty te Riele

    Alternative and flexible education settings may come in different forms, but they generally have in common a focus on young people who have been disengaged from conventional schooling. One challenge of these settings, therefore, is to change the way education is offered in order to better engage…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Creative Learning in the Early Years: Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity book cover

    Creative Learning in the Early Years

    Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Ruksana Mohammed

    Taking a fresh look at the role of creativity within the early years, this accessible guide explores what is meant by creativity and considers how creative skills, behaviours, and thinking can be identified and fostered in the individual child. Underpinned by the latest research and policy,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

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