Children's Play in Diverse Cultures

Children's Play in Diverse Cultures



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791417539
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: SUNY series, Children's Play in Society Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Jaipaul L. Roopnarine is Associate Profesor of Child Studies and Early Childhood Education at Syracuse University.

James E. Johnson is Associate Professor of Education at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Frank H. Hooper is Professor of Child and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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


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