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  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Assertive Practitioner

    How to improve early years practice through effective communication

    By Cathy Ota, Deborah Price

    How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice, this book…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Practical Application of Critical Realism and Childhood Studies

    By Priscilla Alderson

    The second volume of Priscilla Alderson’s popular and renowned book Childhoods Real and Imagined relates dialectical critical realism to childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents a practical introductory guide for applying critical realism to research…

    Paperback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Creating Communities in Early Years Settings

    Supporting children and families

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Creating Communities in Early Years Settings encourages and supports all early years practitioners who work with children and their families within the Early Years Foundation Stage. Offering advice, ideas and strategies for developing an early learning community, this book provides clear guidance…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Educating Young Children through Natural Water

    How to use coastlines, rivers and lakes to promote learning and development

    By Judit Horvath

    Coastlines, rivers and natural waters have a huge amount to offer young children, providing a unique environment for their learning and development. The environment and its almost daunting size touches something deep within the children and – surprisingly – the large space brings them closer…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Doreen Grant

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Stop, Think, Act

    Integrating Self-Regulation in the Early Childhood Classroom

    By Megan M. McClelland, Shauna L. Tominey

    Stop, Think, Act: Integrating Self-regulation in the Early Childhood Classroom offers early childhood teachers the latest research and a wide variety of hands-on activities to help children learn and practice self-regulation techniques. Self-regulation in early childhood leads to strong academic…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Early Years Education across the UK

    Comparing practice in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

    Edited by Diane Boyd, Nicky Hirst

    The four nations of the UK each have distinctive policy and curricula in relation to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This new textbook offers a comprehensive look at early years education in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, bringing the curriculum frameworks for each…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

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