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Rethinking play and pedagogy in early childhood education: concepts, contexts and cultures

Rethinking play and pedagogy in early childhood education: concepts, contexts and cultures

Rogers, Sue, 1961-

Bringing together a collection of chapters from international experts in the field of early childhood education, this book seeks to explore how play in the early years is valued as a means of learning

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Published London: Routledge, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Sue Rogers
ISBN: 0203839471, 0415480752, 0415480760, 9780203839478, 9780415480758, 9780415480765
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: viii, 170 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Critical pedagogy.; Early childhood education; Early childhood education.; Play.; Education.; Play


  1. 1. Play and Pedagogy: A Conflict of Interests? Sue Rogers
  2. 2. It's About Power: Researching Play, Pedagogy and Participation in the Early Years of School Jo Ailwood
  3. 3. The Challenge of Play for Early Childhood Educators Sue Dockett
  4. 4. 'We are Hunters and Gatherers of Values': Dramatic Play, Early Childhood Pedagogy, and the Formation of Ethical Identities Brian Edmiston
  5. 5. Revisiting Vygotskian Perspectives on Play and Pedagogy Elena Bodrova And Deborah J. Leong
  6. 6. Exploring Culture, Play, and Early Childhood Education Practice in African Contexts Kofi Marfo And Linda Biersteker
  7. 7. Play and Pedagogy framed within India's Historical, Socio-Cultural and Pedagogical Context Amita Gupta
  8. 8. Learning Through Play in Hong Kong: Policy of Practice Doris Cheng Pui-Wah
  9. 9. Meeting at the Crossroads: Postmodern Pedagogy Greets Children´S Aesthetic Play-Culture Faith Gabrielle Guss
  10. 10. Deconstructing the Metaphysics of Play Theories: Toward a Pedagogy of Play Aesthetics Hae-Ryung Yeu 11. Digital Play in the Classroom: A Twenty-First Century Pedagogy? Tim Waller
  11. 12. Taking Play Seriously Liz Brooker

Author note

Sue Rogersis Senior Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.