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  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens

    Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    By Joan DeJaeghere

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens examines the multiple and contradictory purposes and effects of entrepreneurship education aimed at addressing youth unemployment and alleviating poverty in Tanzania. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face increasing pressure to educate young people through…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • The Education of Children Engaged in Industry in England 1833-1876

    1st Edition

    By Adam Henry Robson

    Originally published in 1931, this title looks at the education received by children working in industry in England between 1833 and 1876. The industrial revolution created more demand for child labour than ever before, but there were few laws to protect the children involved. School was not…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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

    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, 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

    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

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