The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Policy

Editors: Miller, Linda, Cameron, Claire and Dalli, Carmen et.al.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $175.00
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ISBN: 978-1-47-392657-8
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
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The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Policy draws critical attention to policy in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), its relationship to service provision, and its impact on the lives of children and families.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Introduction: Exploring the Landscape of Early Childhood Policy
  • PART I THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RESEARCH, POLICY AND PRACTICE: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY CASE STUDIES
  • 1 Scientific Advice, Policy Formation and Early Childhood Education and Care in the EU: The Intersection of Research, Policy and Practice - Nora Milotay
  • 2 Early Childhood Policies in India: A Historical Analysis - Venita Kaul and Shipra Sharma
  • 3 An Incomplete Revolution? Changes and Challenges within German Early Childhood Education and Care Policy - Nicole Klinkhammer and Birgit Riedel
  • 4 A Danish Perspective on Issues in Early Childhood Education and Care Policy - Jytte Juul Jensen
  • 5 The Relationship between Early Childhood and Primary Education in France and Sweden: A Policy Focus - Yoshie Kaga
  • 6 Early Childhood Policy in East Asia and the Asia Pacific Region, with Reference to Myanmar - Lynn Ang
  • 7 Implementing Free Early Childhood Education in a Completely Privatised Market: A Case Study of Hong Kong - Hui Li and Jingying Wang
  • 8 US Early Childhood Policy: Towards a More Coherent Early Childhood Policy in the US - Jacqueline Jones
  • 9 Documenting Early Childhood Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand: Political and Personal Stories - Helen May
  • 10 Early Childhood Policy in China - Jennifer J. Chen
  • 11 Highlights and Shadows in ECEC Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean - Cynthia Adlerstein and Marcela Pardo
  • PART II EQUITABLE EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES: INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE CHILDREN'S LIFE CHANCES
  • 12 Equitable Early Childhood Services: Intervention to Improve Children's Life Chances in South Africa - Teresa T. Harris and Nkidi C. Phatudi
  • 13 Scaling-up Early Learning as a Sustainable Development Priority: A Case Study of Ethiopia - Martin Woodhead, Jack Rossiter, Andrew Dawes and Alula Pankhurst
  • 14 Doing More with Less: Innovations in Early Childhood Development from Low-resource Contexts - Michelle J. Neuman
  • 15 What Place for ‘Care’ in Early Childhood Policy? - Peter Moss
  • 16 Early Childhood Education and Care: Poverty and Access – Perspectives from England - Eva Lloyd
  • 17 School Readiness - Christopher P. Brown
  • 18 Educare: A Model for US Early Childhood Services - Diane Horm, Noreen Yazejian, Portia Kennel and Cynthia D. Jackson
  • PART III EXTENDING PRACTICE: THE ROLE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES IN FAMILY SUPPORT
  • 19 A Childcare Social Enterprise: The London Early Years Foundation Model - June O'Sullivan
  • 20 Supporting Young HIV-AIDS Survivors and Disabled Children in Family Households in Rural South Africa: The Isibindi Model - Merle Allsopp, Hloniphile Dlamini, Lucky Jacobs, Seeng Mamabolo and Leon Fulcher
  • 21 Children in Care in Early Childhood - Sonia Jackson and Katie Hollingworth
  • 22 Community-based Family Support: Lessons from Sure Start - Naomi Eisenstadt
  • 23 The Role of the Health Sector in Promoting Well-being in Early Childhood - Mary Eming Young
  • PART IV PARTICIPATION, RIGHTS AND DIVERSITY
  • 24 Supporting (Super)Diversity in Early Childhood Settings - Michel Vandenbroeck
  • 25 Challenges of Practicing Democracy in Polish Preschools - Katarzyna Gawlicz
  • 26 Te Kōhanga Reo: Early Childhood Education and the Politics of Language and Cultural Maintenance in Aotearoa, New Zealand – A Personal–political Story - Mere Skerrett
  • 27 Children's Rights and Early Childhood Education - Anne B. Smith†
  • 28 The Lives of Refugee Children: A Korean Example - Emily Seulgi Lee and Shin Ji Kang
  • PART V FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD POLICY
  • 29 Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Education and Care - W. Steven Barnett and Milagros Nores
  • 30 Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care for Children under Three: Sound Foundations - Sandra Mathers and Katharina Ereky-Stevens
  • 31 The Competent System at the Intersection of Research, Policymaking and Practice - Jan Peeters and Brecht Peleman
  • 32 The Privatisation/Marketisation of ECEC Debate: Social versus Neoliberal Models - Christine Woodrow and Frances Press
  • 33 ISSA's Quality Framework: An Invitation to Policy Dialogue for Building Integration and Alignment in ECEC Systems - Dawn Tankersley, Mihaela Ionescu and Zorica Trikic
  • 34 Creating a New Era of Usable Knowledge: Enhancing Early Childhood Development through Systems Research - Sharon Lynn Kagan, Rebecca E. Gomez and Jessica L. Roth
  • 35 The Development of a United ECEC Workforce in New Zealand and England: A Long, Slow and Fitful Journey - Claire Cameron, Carmen Dalli and Antonia Simon
  • 36 Closing Comments: Future Directions for Early Childhood Policy - Carmen Dalli, Nancy Barbour, Claire Cameron and Linda Miller