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  1. Doing Children’s Geographies

    Methodological Issues in Research with Young People

    Edited by Lorraine van Blerk, Mike Kesby

    Doing Children’s Geographies provides a useful resource for all those embarking on research with young people. Drawing on reflections from original cutting-edge research undertaken across three continents, the book focuses on the challenges researchers face when working with children, youth and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Children's Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts

    Essays in Honor of Ann Brown

    Edited by Joseph Campione, Kathleen Metz, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar

    During the second half of the twentieth century, Ann Brown was one of the world’s premier researchers into the cognitive development of young children. Sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, this edited festschrift honors her work and memory by bringing together a collection of original...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Children’s Drawing and Writing

    The Remarkable in the Unremarkable

    By Diane Mavers

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Children’s everyday drawing and writing are paradoxical: charmingly engaging, yet seemingly unremarkable in their ordinariness. This book takes a very close look at what passes by largely unnoticed at home and in school: copying, texts fleetingly present then gone, a picture drawn after the valued...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy

    By Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Contemporary picturebooks open up spaces for philosophical dialogues between people of all ages. As works of art, picturebooks offer unique opportunities to explore ideas and to create meaning collaboratively. This book considers censorship of certain well-known picturebooks, challenging the...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. World Yearbook of Education 2009

    Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization: Policies and Practices at Global and Local Levels

    Edited by Marilyn Fleer, Mariane Hedegaard, Jonathan Tudge

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    The World Yearbook of Education 2009: Childhood Studies and the Impact of Globalization examines the concept of ‘childhood’ and ‘childhood development and learning’ from educational, sociological and psychological perspectives. This contributed volume seeks to explicitly provide a series of windows...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Researching Primary Education: Methods and Issues

    Edited by Rosemary Webb

    This book increases understanding of, and provides inspiration for, the conduct of research in primary/elementary education. It discusses and evaluates the selection and development of research methods used for their own innovatory projects. They explore the relationship between their choice of...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

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