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  • Enabling Environments for Babies and Young Children

    Linking bio-ecological theory to practice

    By Michelle Rogers

    This new text considers how society, economics, culture and progressive developments such as technology, refugees and reduced funding all influence the way in which the environments are considered and how babies and children interact with them. It examines the characterisitcs of good enabling…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Digital Childhood

    How young children are growing up with technology

    By Jan Pettersen

    Based upon recent research and empirical inquiry, this text highlights and questions the myths and facts behind the controversial concept of young children accessing technology, and looks at the effects of screen-based media on the child in what the author describes as ‘digital contagion’. Situated…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years

    A Guide for Students

    Edited by Samantha McMahon, Mary Dyer

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Understanding Early Development from Conception to Four

    A guide to provision and practice

    By Sheila Nutkins, Catriona McDonald

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • The Literacy of Play and Innovation

    Children as Makers

    By Christiane Wood

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation provides a portrait of what innovative education for your children 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…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • Understanding Children's Rights

    A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice

    By Karen Dr Winter, Bronagh Dr Byrne, Katrina Dr Lloyd

    What are children’s rights and where do they come from? Why is it necessary for children and young people to have their rights defined? What difficulties do practitioners face in developing a rights based approach to their daily work with children, young people and their families? What can children…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Reclaiming the Early Years

    Keeping it unique

    Edited by Elaine Bennett

    Written by an expert team of early years practitioners and consultants, this book explores key themes to show what the very best child-centred provision looks like in practice. It clearly explains the vital role of play for holistic learning and how this can be promoted through enabling…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors

    How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years

    By Julie Johnson, Ann Watts

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Careers in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Student's Guide to Working in the Field

    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 – 2018-06-28 

  • Young Children and Their Communities

    Understanding Collective Social Responsibility

    Edited by Gillian Sykes, Eleonora Teszenyi

    By approaching the concept of community through the lens of early childhood, this valuable book acknowledges the role that diverse and multiple communities play in supporting a child’s early development, and explores how their value can be harnessed in our ever evolving and fast-changing world.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 

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