Languages of evaluation, 3rd Edition
Taking a broad approach, Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care relates issues of early childhood to the sociology of childhood, philosophy, ethics, political science and other fields and to an analysis of the world we live in today. It places these issues in a global context and...
Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge
Reconceptualising the relationship
Series: Contesting Early Childhood
What should be the relationship between early childhood and compulsory education? What can they learn from one another and by working together? The rapid expansion of early childhood education and care means that most children in affluent countries now have several years at pre-school before...
Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge
Current Understandings and Future Directions
Care Work in Europe provides a cross-national and cross-sectoral study of care work in Europe today, covering policy, provision and practice, as well as exploring how care work is conceptualized and understood. Drawing on a study which looks at care work across the life course in a number of...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
A Democratic Alternative
What is education, what is it for and what are its fundamental values? How do we understand knowledge and learning? What is our image of the child and the school? How does the ever more pressing need to develop a more just, creative and sustainable democratic society affect our responses to these...
Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge
Languages of Evaluation, 2nd Edition
Taking a broad approach, this second edition of Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care relates issues of early childhood to the sociology of childhood, philosophy, ethics, political science and other fields and to an analysis of the world we live in today. It places these issues in a...
Published December 17th 2006 by Routledge
Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM19), Christchurch, New Zealand, 29 November - 1 December 2006
This is a collection of peer-reviewed papers originally presented at the 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials by academics, researchers and practitioners largely from Australasia and the Asia-Pacific region. The topics under discussion include: composite...
Published November 2nd 2006 by Taylor & Francis
Present and Future
Care Work considers the current situation of care work and care workers, from childcare to eldercare, and from family carers to paid carers. It examines the composition of the current workforce (more than a million in the UK alone), the knowledge and education needed for care work, and the...
Published October 5th 2005 by Routledge
Series: Contesting Early Childhood
The early childhood services of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy has gained worldwide interest and admiration. Drawing on the ‘Reggio approach’, and others, this book explores the ethical and political dimensions of early childhood services and argues the importance of these dimensions at a time...
Published January 12th 2005 by Routledge
Public Policy, Children and Childhood
More than ever before, children are apparently being recognised as social actors and citizens. Yet public policy often involves increased control and surveillance of children. This book explores the contradiction. It shows how different ways of thinking about children produce different childhoods,...
Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge
Languages of Evaluation
Published March 17th 1999 by Routledge