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Forthcoming Childhood Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Child at School

    Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Blatchford, Anthony D. Pellegrini, Ed Baines

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    What is the nature of children’s social life in school? How do their relationships and interactions with peers, teachers and other school staff influence their development and experience of school? This book, written by leading researchers in educational and developmental psychology, provides...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Developing Play for the Under 3s

    The Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play, 3rd Edition

    By Anita M. Hughes

    We currently live in a two dimensional world of tapping and sliding fingers on screens, but babies and young children need to touch, taste, smell, shake and bang three dimensional objects in order to develop thinking and learning skills. The Treasure Basket and Heuristic play approach is all about...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Working with Parents, Carers and Families in the Early Years

    The essential guide

    By Teresa Wilson

    Parents have a crucial role in supporting children’s learning, development and well-being. The act of forming effective partnerships with families and carers is a key feature of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Achieving this takes time, reflective practice, skill and a solid understanding of the...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The ‘Poor Child’

    The cultural politics of education, development and childhood

    Edited by Lucy Hopkins, Arathi Sriprakash

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    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...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories

    Storytelling and story acting in the early years

    By Trisha Lee

    Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education

    Edited by Leslie J. Couse, Susan L. Recchia

    This handbook synthesizes both contemporary research and best practices in early childhood teacher education, a unique segment of teacher education defined by its focus on child development, the role of the family, and support for all learners. The first volume of its kind, the Handbook of Early...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Dana Fusco, Michael Heathfield

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood

    Edited by Júlia Formosinho, Christine Pascal

    Series: Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

    Assessment and Evaluation for Transformation in Early Childhood establishes a new, democratic and participatory approach to assessment and evaluation in early childhood. By analysing the practice of assessment and evaluation within early childhood pedagogy, it provides a clear theoretical and...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge