ISBN-10:
0335203299
ISBN-13:
9780335203291
Pub. Date:
12/01/1999
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Early Childhood Services: Theory, Policy and Practice

Early Childhood Services: Theory, Policy and Practice

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ISBN-13: 9780335203291
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/01/1999
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsv
Introduction1
Part 1How do children learn? Early childhood services in a global context7
1Towards a global paradigm for research into early childhood15
2Two sides of an eagle's feather: University of Victoria partnerships with Canadian First Nations communities36
Part 2What should children learn? Approaches to the curriculum49
3Te Whariki: curriculum voices53
4The future of infant education74
Part 3Where should children learn? Space and segregation83
5The Frankfurt kindergartens90
Part 4Who should help children learn? A natural or unnatural profession103
6The parameters of training106
7Is working with young children a good job?115
Part 5Children as participants131
8Discipline and normalization in the nursery: the Foucaultian gaze134
9What is the use of children's play: preparation or social participation?147
10The rights of young children158
Part 6Research and practice171
11Everything is a beginning and everything is dangerous: some reflections on the Reggio Emilia experience175
12Research and practice: is there a dialogue?184
Index200

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