Children's Play in Diverse Cultures / Edition 1

Children's Play in Diverse Cultures / Edition 1

by Jaipaul L. Roopnarine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791417549

ISBN-13: 9780791417546

Pub. Date: 01/11/1994

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book illuminates play as a universal and culture-specific activity. It provides needed information about the behavior of children in diverse cultural contexts as well as about the play of children in unassimilated cultural or subcultural contexts. It offers readers the opportunity to develop greater sensitivity to and better understanding of the important

Overview

This book illuminates play as a universal and culture-specific activity. It provides needed information about the behavior of children in diverse cultural contexts as well as about the play of children in unassimilated cultural or subcultural contexts. It offers readers the opportunity to develop greater sensitivity to and better understanding of the important cultural differences that confront early childhood teachers and teacher educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791417546
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/11/1994
Series:
SUNY series, Children's Play in Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Need to Look at Play in Diverse Cultural Settings
Jaipaul L. Roopnarine and James E. Johnson

2. Play in the East Indian Context
Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, Ziarat Hossain, Preeti Gill, and Holly Brophy

3. Children's Play in Taiwan
Hui-Ling Wendy Pan

4. Children's Play in Japan
Michio Takeuchi

5. Peer Interactions in Polynesia: A View from Marquesas
Mary Martini

6. Mainland Puerto Rican Children
Lourdes Diaz Soto and Lillian Negron

7. Child's Play—una cosa naturale: An Italian Perspective
Rebecca S. New

8. African Children's Play and the Emergence of the Sexual Division of Labor
Marianne N. Bloch and Susan M. Adler

9. Meaning in Mud: Yup'ik Eskimo Girls at Play
Kathleen Bennett deMarrais, Patricia A. Nelson, and Jill H. Baker

10. Culture, Play, and Early Childhood Education
Celeste Lasater and James E. Johnson

Index

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