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  1. Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Volume 1: An introduction to critical realism and childhood studies

    By Priscilla Alderson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    "This book is unusually rewarding in that its author has pulled off the rare trick of providing deep philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to a comprehensive reconsideration of childhood. Priscilla Alderson deploys Bhaskar's 'dialectical critical realism' to excellent effect, illuminating not...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. International Perspectives on Transition to School

    Reconceptualising beliefs, policy and practice

    Edited by Kay Margetts, Anna Kienig

    With increasing attention given by governments and policy makers to children’s transition to school, and the associated need for educators, families and communities to be supported in the process, changes are often required to existing structures and pedagogy. This book is framed around the...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

    An essential guide for the early years

    By Ann Watts

    Outdoor play experiences have a crucial role in young children’s learning and development and should be a daily part of their lives. Planning and facilitating rich play and learning opportunities outside can, however, be challenging, especially in difficult weather conditions. Outdoor Learning...

    Published April 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

    Ways of Seeing

    Edited by Felicity McArdle, Gail Boldt

    Series: Changing Images of Early Childhood

    Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the arts—visual, drama, music, dance, and media—and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book:...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Picturebooks

    Beyond the Borders of Art, Narrative and Culture

    Edited by Evelyn Arizpe, Maureen Farrell, Julie McAdam

    The picturebook is now recognized as a sophisticated art form that has provided a space for some of the most exciting innovations in the field of children’s literature. This book brings together the work of expert scholars from the UK, the USA and Europe to present original theoretical perspectives...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Action Research

    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 April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Growing Child

    Laying the foundations of active learning and physical health

    By Clair Stevens

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    How do children’s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Thinking Child

    Laying the foundations of understanding and competence

    By Pamela May

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What characteristics do children need to become motivated to learn? How do children’s experiences and relationships affect their cognitive development? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Thinking Child thoughtfully discusses...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge