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Forthcoming Childhood Books

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  1. The Assertive Practitioner

    How to improve early years practice through effective communication

    By Cathy Ota, Deborah Price

    How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice, this book...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an...

    To Be Published December 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Working with Children and Young People

    Supporting learning

    By Jane Bates

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood

    New perspectives in childhood studies

    Edited by Florian Esser, Meike Baader, Tanja Betz, Beatrice Hungerland

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book is the first collection devoted to the central concept of agency in childhood studies. Including contributions from experts in the field, chapters cover theoretical, practical, historical, transnational and institutional dimensions of agency, rekindling discussion and introducing...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,...

    To Be Published January 7th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Physical Development in the Early Years

    Linking body and brain

    By Anne O'Connor, Anna Daly

    Physical development plays a crucial role in young children’s learning, behaviour and emotional health and is now recognised as a prime area in the revised Early Years Foundation Stage. It is therefore essential that those working in the early years sector provide children with a wide range of...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Children and Consumerism in Contemporary Society

    Edited by Cindy Hawkins

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research

    Imagining New Possibilities

    Edited by Will Parnell, Jeanne Marie Iorio

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Recent and increasing efforts to standardize young children’s academic performance have shifted the emphases of education toward normative practices and away from qualitative, substantive goals. Connection to human experience, compassion for societal ailments, and the joys of learning are straining...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge