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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 248 new and published books in the subject of Childhood — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Challenge and Change for the Early Years Workforce

    Working with children from birth to 8

    Edited by Christine Ritchie

    The early years sector is going through a period of unprecendented change. This has resulted in significant challenges for the early years workforce and it is crucial that settings, teams, leaders and individual practitioners respond to these if they wish to continue to provide the best care and...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Children

    Rights and Childhood, 3rd Edition

    By David Archard

    Children: Rights and Childhood is widely regarded as the ?rst book to offer a detailed philosophical examination of children’s rights. David Archard provides a clear and accessible introduction to a topic that has assumed increasing relevance since the book’s ?rst publication. Divided clearly into...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bodies as Sites of Cultural Reflection in Early Childhood Education

    By Rachael S. Burke, Judith Duncan

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Taking the body as a locus for discussion, Rachael S. Burke and Judith Duncan argue not only that implicit cultural practices shape most of the interactions taking place in early childhood curricula and pedagogy but that many of these practices often go unnoticed or unrecognized as being pedagogy....

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Starting School (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book considers the culture of a multi-racial community through the eyes of six children about to start school. Each child is from a different background but all live in the same street in a town in the north of England. Following the children from home into school,...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reframing the Emotional Worlds of the Early Childhood Classroom

    Edited by Samara Madrid, David Fernie, Rebecca Kantor

    This volume examines the emotional world of the early childhood classroom as it affects young children (whose emotional wellbeing is crucial to successful learning), educators (for whom teaching is never a solely cognitive act), parents, and administrators. In a culture where issues such as...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Childhood, Education and Philosophy

    New ideas for an old relationship

    By Walter Kohan

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    This book explores the idea of a childlike education and offers critical tools to question traditional forms of education, and alternative ways to understand and practice the relationship between education and childhood. Engaging with the work of Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding

    Edited by Sue Robson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts

    Crossing Borders of Reflection

    Edited by Linda R. Kroll, Daniel R. Meier

    Series: International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    Co-published with the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts: Crossing Borders of Reflection examines the role of teacher reflection in a variety of educational contexts worldwide. Using a case study approach that...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Barbara Isaacs

    Series: Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

    Have you ever wondered what the Montessori approach is all about and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? This book explains how the Montessori approach works offering guidance on planning and assessment methods alongside practical activities for practitioners to try....

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge