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Whose childhood is it? [electronic resource] : the roles of children, adults, and policy makers / [edited by] Richard Eke, Helen Butcher and Mandy Lee.

Contributor(s): Eke, Richard | Butcher, Helen | Lee, Mandy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2009Description: 1 online resource (viii, 204 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780826432025 (electronic bk.); 0826432026 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Child development | Early childhood education | Social Science | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Child Development | Aufsatzsammlung | Kleinkinderziehung | Schulpolitik | VorschulerziehungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Whose childhood is it?DDC classification: 305.231 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction; PART I: POLICY AND CHILDHOOD; 1 Give Sure Start a Fair Start; 2 'How Well Am I Doing On My Outcomes?'; 3 Earlier and Earlier to School?; 4 Integrating Professional Roles in Early Years around Children's Lives and Learning; PART II: REPRESENTATION AND CHILDHOOD; 5 Children and Screens; 6 Learning Who Can Talk About What in Early Years Settings; 7 Children Representing Experience; 8 Where Do I Fit In? Children's Spaces and Places; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; U; V; W.
Summary: The purpose of this book is to promote a thoughtful engagement with key issues and theories that inform our understanding of childhood. Readers will enjoy, and be provoked by, a sophisticated analysis of the role and function of childhood in twenty-first century Britain, which can be used as a springboard for further enquiry and exploration. Two intertwined themes permeate the text:. �. �- Children's sense of self and adults' temporal and cultural fabrications of childhood, and the articulation of these with policy and provision for young children. �- Young children and represen.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction; PART I: POLICY AND CHILDHOOD; 1 Give Sure Start a Fair Start; 2 'How Well Am I Doing On My Outcomes?'; 3 Earlier and Earlier to School?; 4 Integrating Professional Roles in Early Years around Children's Lives and Learning; PART II: REPRESENTATION AND CHILDHOOD; 5 Children and Screens; 6 Learning Who Can Talk About What in Early Years Settings; 7 Children Representing Experience; 8 Where Do I Fit In? Children's Spaces and Places; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; U; V; W.

The purpose of this book is to promote a thoughtful engagement with key issues and theories that inform our understanding of childhood. Readers will enjoy, and be provoked by, a sophisticated analysis of the role and function of childhood in twenty-first century Britain, which can be used as a springboard for further enquiry and exploration. Two intertwined themes permeate the text:. �. �- Children's sense of self and adults' temporal and cultural fabrications of childhood, and the articulation of these with policy and provision for young children. �- Young children and represen.

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