ISBN-10:
0415806208
ISBN-13:
9780415806206
Pub. Date:
10/27/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
A History of Children's Play and Play Environments: Toward a Contemporary Child-Saving Movement / Edition 1

A History of Children's Play and Play Environments: Toward a Contemporary Child-Saving Movement / Edition 1

by Joe L. Frost

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ISBN-13: 9780415806206
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/27/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joe L. Frost is the Parker Centennial Professor Emeritus, University of Texas.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Early Historical Views On Children’s Play
2. Play and Play Environments in Early America
3. The Early Child-Saving Movement: Shame of the Cities
4. The Evolution of the Play and Playground Movement
5. Play and the Child Study Movement: Nursery Schools, Kindergartens, and the Developmental Approach to Play
6. Play during Hard Times: The Great Depression
7. Natural, Built, and Adventure Play Environments: Back To Nature
8. The Value of Play and the Consequences of Play Deprivation
9. Toward a Contemporary Child Saving Movement

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