This volume illustrates the wide range of current theoretical frameworks, methodologies, and research directions in studies of the ecology of children's play. The contributors represent a range of disciplines and methods including ecological psychology, ethology, cross-cultural psychology and anthropology, education, and architecture.
|Publisher:||Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)|
About the Author
och /f Marianne /i N.
legrini /f Anthony /i D.
Table of Contents
Ways of Looking at Children, Context, and Play
An Ecological Perspective on the Role of Play in Child Development
Ecological Psychology and Issues of Play
Issues in the Study of Children's Rough-and-Tumble Play
The Influences on the Play of Infants and Toddlers
Play with Peers in Child Care Settings
Young Boys' and Girls' Play at Home and in the Community: A Cultural-Ecological Framework
Parental Distancing Strategies and Children's Fantasy Play
Children's Use of Time in Their Everyday Activities During Middle Childhood
Before and After Asphalt: Diversity as an Ecological Measure of Quality in Children's Outdoor Environment
Play in Diverse Social Contexts: Parent and Teacher Roles
Rivalry as a Game of Relationships: The Social Structure Created by the Boys of a Hawaiian Primary School Class
Cultural Continuities and Discontinuities: Impact on Social and Pretend Play