Childhood Products

  • Negotiating Adult-Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Albon, Rachel Rosen

    Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research presents a substantive critique of technicist and neoliberal approaches to ethics through an exploration of the complicated and often ‘messy’ situations faced in negotiating relationships in research with children. Despite growing…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16

  • Working with Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Brotherton, Mark Cronin

    The potential for early intervention to prevent social problems later in life has become the focus of much debate in recent years and finds itself at the centre of contemporary social policy. The meaning of ‘vulnerability’ – one of the key concepts in this drive – is examined in this book, as well…

    Paperback – 2013-07-25

  • Four years Old in an Urban Community

    1st Edition

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson investigate the upbringing of seven hundred Nottingham children as they reach the age of four. Parents are interviewed in their homes with a realistic yet human approach and the minimum of technical jargon, and the open-ended questions allow them to produce 'a detailed and…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09

  • Exploring ADHD

    An ethnography of disorder in early childhood, 1st Edition

    By Simon Bailey

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition of childhood worldwide, yet the medical and psychological perspectives that dominate our understandings of ADHD present problems in their reductive understanding of the condition. Exploring ADHD…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20

  • Young Children Becoming Curriculum

    Deleuze, Te Whāriki and curricular understandings, 1st Edition

    By Marg Sellers

    This book contests a tradition and convention in educational thinking that dichotomises children and curriculum, by developing the notion of re(con)ceiving children in curriculum. By presenting an innovative research project, in which she worked with children to share their understandings of the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Planning for Schematic Learning in the Early Years

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Karen Constable

    Edited by Sandy Green

    What are schemas and why should you know about them? How can schemas be identified in young children? What does schematic learning look like and how does it meet the needs of individual children? All children are different, they look different, sound different, behave in different ways and…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24

  • Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Volume 1: An introduction to critical realism and childhood studies, 1st Edition

    By Priscilla Alderson

    "This book is unusually rewarding in that its author has pulled off the rare trick of providing deep philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to a comprehensive reconsideration of childhood. Priscilla Alderson deploys Bhaskar's 'dialectical critical realism' to excellent effect, illuminating not…

    Paperback – 2013-05-13
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • International Perspectives on Transition to School

    Reconceptualising beliefs, policy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Margetts, Anna Kienig

    With increasing attention given by governments and policy makers to children’s transition to school, and the associated need for educators, families and communities to be supported in the process, changes are often required to existing structures and pedagogy. This book is framed around the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-13

  • The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group…

    Paperback – 2013-05-03
    Monographs in Parenting Series

  • Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An essential guide for the early years, 1st Edition

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor play experiences have a crucial role in young children’s learning and development and should be a daily part of their lives. Planning and facilitating rich play and learning opportunities outside can, however, be challenging, especially in difficult weather conditions. Outdoor Learning…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30

  • Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

    Ways of Seeing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity McArdle, Gail Boldt

    Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the arts—visual, drama, music, dance, and media—and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book:…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Blythe Farb Hinitz

    The Hidden History of Early Childhood Education provides an understandable and manageable exploration of the history of early childhood education in the United States. Covering historical, philosophical, and sociological underpinnings that reach from the 1800s to today, contributors explore groups…

    Paperback – 2013-03-26

3Series in Childhood

Product Search