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  1. Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context

    An introductory guide for students

    Edited by Mabel Ann Brown, Jon White

    Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context meets an increasing need for students focusing on early childhood to be familiar with alternative practices in other countries. Providing a ready-made source of information about a wide range of countries including Finland, the Netherlands, the United...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research

    By Deborah Albon, Rachel Rosen

    Negotiating Adult–Child Relationships in Early Childhood Research presents a substantive critique of technicist and neoliberal approaches to ethics through an exploration of the complicated and often ‘messy’ situations faced in negotiating relationships in research with children. Despite growing...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Children and Young People’s Relationships

    Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

    This book challenges the current state of childhood studies by exploring children and young people’s agency and relationships. It considers how recent theorisations of relationships and relational processes can move childhood studies forward, particularly in relation to re-thinking claims of...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Understanding the Under 3s and the Implications for Education

    Edited by Sylvie Rayna, Ferre Laevers

    This book originated from an awareness of the persistent lack of knowledge supporting a more respectful reception and approach to the youngest in our changing societies. It follows initiatives of networks of researchers from several countries, sharing insights from current studies carried out in...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Early Childhood Curriculum

    A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Nancy Amanda Branscombe, Jan Gunnels Burcham, Kathryn Castle, Elaine Surbeck

    Through its unique integration of curriculum and learning principles, Early Childhood Curriculum: A Constructivist Perspective, 2nd Edition fosters authentic, developmentally appropriate practice for both preschool and early elementary classrooms. The constructivist format of this book encourages...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Working with Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families

    Edited by Graham Brotherton, Mark Cronin

    The potential for early intervention to prevent social problems later in life has become the focus of much debate in recent years and finds itself at the centre of contemporary social policy. The meaning of ‘vulnerability’ – one of the key concepts in this drive – is examined in this book, as well...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Four years Old in an Urban Community

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson investigate the upbringing of seven hundred Nottingham children as they reach the age of four. Parents are interviewed in their homes with a realistic yet human approach and the minimum of technical jargon, and the open-ended questions allow them to produce 'a detailed and...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Exploring ADHD

    An ethnography of disorder in early childhood

    By Simon Bailey

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition of childhood worldwide, yet the medical and psychological perspectives that dominate our understandings of ADHD present problems in their reductive understanding of the condition. Exploring ADHD...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Young Children Becoming Curriculum

    Deleuze, Te Whariki and curricular understandings

    By Marg Sellers

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    This book contests a tradition and convention in educational thinking that dichotomises children and curriculum, by developing the notion of re(con)ceiving children in curriculum. By presenting an innovative research project, in which she worked with children to share their understandings of the...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Developing Child in the 21st Century

    A global perspective on child development, 2nd Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, feelings and actively generate meaning...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge