The Emergence of Early Childhood Studies: An historic overview.

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Focused on seeing children in the context of the world they live in, the book provides students with a range of perspectives and insights to help them understand the complexities of early childhood, develop their own critical ideas and apply theory to practice. The book provides sociological, economic and philosophical insights in the development of children and places them in the context of the family. Early Childhood is considered in the light of developmental and ecological theories including Bronfenbrenner.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEarly Childhood Studies A Student's Guide
EditorsDamian Fitzgerald, Helen Maconochie
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
ChapterChapter 1
Pages3 - 16
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)978-1-4739-9795-0, 978-1-4739-9795-3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2019


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